City of Binghamton, New York

Dog Control

Dog License

License Requirements

All dogs in New York State must be licensed at four (4) months of age, and must be renewed on an annual basis. Each licensed dog is issued a metal identification tag which must be attached to the dog collar.

To license a dog, the owner must visit the City Clerk’s Office and provide the following information:

Dog Control

Department Overview

The City of Binghamton Dog Control Office is in charge of enforcing dog regulations. Our Dog Control Officer responds to various dog-related incidents within the City of Binghamton, including stray dogs, dog bites, barking complaints and the enforcement of licensing requirements. For more information on the role of the City's Dog Control Office and dog regulations, please review Chapter 178 of the Code of the City of Binghamton.

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