Dog License Fees

All dogs residing full or part time in the Town of Whitewater MUST be licensed. If your dog has a current license from another Town, City, or State, the Town considers that a current license. Dog licenses are a yearly requirement of the State of Wisconsin. Licenses must be purchased each calendar year by March 31st and are good from January 1 to December 31. Non-compliant owners will have a $5 late fee enforced after March 31 of each year.

Proof of current Rabies shot and spayed or neutered is necessary to purchase a license.
A completed dog license application is required for any dog that has not previously been licensed in the Town of Whitewater, along with proof of rabies vaccination as well of proof of spay / neuter if applicable. Click here to download the dog license application: Dog license application

Licenses can be purchased at the Town Hall during office hours or mailed to the Town Hall. If purchasing your dog licenses while paying real estate taxes, please write a separate check made payable to Town of Whitewater for dog licenses (do not combine with property tax payment check).

2024 license fees: Spayed and Neutered: $20.00 (proof required) if not spayed or neutered: $39.00. $5.00 late fee if paid after March 31st

If your dog had a rabies vaccination since your last license was issued, please include a copy of the rabies vaccination certificate from your vet. Licenses purchased after March 31st will be subject to a late fee.

If you no longer have a dog that has previously been licensed, please email or call 262-473-4639.

Every person who owns or keeps a dog more than five (5) months of age within a year, shall annually or within thirty (30) days from date such dog becomes five months of age, pay their dog license tax and obtain a license, as provided by the provision of Chapter 174 of WI Statues.