Animal Control

Adoption Information

Please visit our Animal Shelter website for further information on adoptions.

Dog Licensing Requirements

All dogs require a licenses. License may be obtained from the Town Clerks’ Office. A current Rabies Certificate must be presented before a license can be issued.To license by mail, send a check for the correct amount, payable to the Town of Mansfield A copy of current rabies certificate. Include a self-addressed stamped envelope to:
Town Clerk’s Office
Town of Mansfield
Six Park Row
Mansfield, MA 02048-2433


  • Licenses for dogs that aren't fixed are $15.
  • Licenses for neutered and spayed dogs are $10

Dog owners are subject to a $15.00 late fee per dog if licenses are not purchased by April 30th. For more information, please contact the Town Clerk’s Office at 508-261-7345.

Find more information on animals in Mansfield's City Code.