Acushnet Candidates Night
ACTION will hold its annual candidates night on Thurs., 3/21, at 6 p.m., at the Acushnet Senior Centr, 59 1/2 So. Main St., Acushnet. All candidates have been invited to participate. Candidates will face questions from a moderator and the public. All Acushnet residents are encouraged to attend
Dog License Reminder
Dog Licenses are now available in the Town Clerk’s Office. All dogs (indoor and outdoor) 6 months or older must be licensed by the Town Clerk. Each license is valid from January 1, 2019 thru December 31.
• $10.00: Spayed females and neutered males; $15.00 for all unaltered dogs
• $20.00: Kennel license for 3–4 dogs
• $50.00: Kennel license for 5–15 dogs
• $100.00: Kennel License for over 15 dogs
According to the Town of Acushnet By-Laws, all owners are required to license their dog(s) between January 1st and March 31st of each calendar year. If an owner obtains or takes possession of a dog(s) after March 31st, he/she must license their dog(s) within three months of possession. Failure to license will result in a $50.00 citation fee and a late fee of $15.00 for each unlicensed dog.
Failure to vaccinate your animals against rabies will also result in a $100.00 citation fee for each animal. mPlease remember, State Law requires that you present a valid rabies vaccination certificate of dogs 3 months and older to the Town Clerk prior to licensing.
To license your pet by mail, please send us a copy of the rabies certificate from your Veterinarian, a check payable to the “Town of Acushnet,” 130 Main St., Acushnet, MA 02743 and a self-addressed stamped envelope. The Town Clerk’s Office will promptly return your rabies certificate, along with your 2019 Dog License and tag.
If you have any questions, please call the Town Clerk’s Office at 508-998‑0215.
Office hours are Monday, Wednesday & Thursday – 8:00 a.m. thru 4:00 p.m., Tuesday 8:00 a.m. thru 7:00 p.m. and Friday 8:00 a.m. thru 11:30 a.m.
Acushnet will hold its 2019 Rabies Clinic on Sun., 3/24, a the Acushnet Town Barn, 700 Middle Road, from 9 a.m.–noon.
Fee $10.00/per animal*. Rabies vaccine 1 & 3 year (three year rabies vaccine available WITH PROOF OF CURRENT VACCINATION).
Hosted by Acushnet Animal Hospital
*All dogs must be on a leash and cats in carriers.
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