Dog Licenses

Bristol residents are required to register pets with the Town Clerk’s Office.

Dog licenses are valid between May 1st and April 30th each year. License renewal occurs annually during the month of April.

Fee: $6.00 Per Dog.

Documentation Required: A valid rabies certificate is required at the time of registration. The vaccination must be current and valid into the licensing year.

Animal Limit: No more than 3 dogs over the age of 6 months are allowed in any household before first obtaining a Kennel License from the Town.


Contact Us

Address: 10 Court Street, Bristol, RI 02809
Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday | 8:00AM – 4:00PM

Louis P. Cirillo

Town Clerk

Phone: 401-253-7000 ext.130

Melanie Wolfe

Deputy Town Clerk

Phone: 401-253-7000 ext.131