Dog Licensing

  • Proper are of domestic animals is required, including proper food, water, shelter and veterinary care.
  • Dogs are to be on a leash.
  • Fecal matter must be removed immediately in a sanitary manner in an airtight bag or other closed container and deposited in a trash receptacle. Violations are punishable by fines ranging from $250 to $1,000.
  • Abuse and abandonment are prohibited.
  • City dogs must be licensed. Currently, licenses are only available at the Delaware Humane Association on A Street (get directions).
 

1-YEAR LICENSE

3-YEAR LICENSE

Spayed/Neutered $10.00 $25.00
Not Spayed/Neutered $15.00 $40.00

IN ORDER TO OBTAIN A DOG LICENSE, OWNERS MUST BRING PROOF OF A RABIES VACCINATION (A CERTIFICATE SIGNED BY A VETERINARIAN).


Contact Constituent Services

Mailing Address

Mayor's Office of Constituent Services
Louis L. Redding City/County Building
800 N. French Street, 3rd Floor
Wilmington DE 19801

Phone: (302) 576-CITY (576-2489)

Email: CityHelp@WilmingtonDE.gov