Dog License

Fill out your Dog License Application

Fill out your Kennel License Application

WI State law requires all dogs to be licensed annually.  All dog licenses expire December 31st of the year they were issued.  A current "Proof of Rabies" vaccination from your veterinarian for each animal is required along with your fee for licensing. New residents and pet owners have a 30 day grace period to license your pets.   

  • January 1st through March 31st: $10 for an altered animal and $20 for unaltered animal
  • April 1st through December 31st: $20 for an altered animal and $40 for unaltered animal

A license for each dog you own can be obtained by submitting:

  • proof of rabies certificate. This must be re-submitted each year.
  • applicable fees
  • dog license form 
  • tags will be issued only after this information is completed

Submit payment and forms in person at or by US Mail to:
Town of St. Joseph
1337 County Road V
Hudson, WI 54016

Dog License renewals received after March 31, will be considered late and incur late fees at double the rates listed on the dog license application form. (After March 31, fees are $20 for an altered animal & $40 for un-altered).

Click here for Frequently Asked Questions
Click here for the Animal Control Page

Kennel License Requirement Information: Annually Owners of 3+ dogs or 6+ cats on their property or premises must purchase and complete a  Kennel License Form.  This applies to Individuals, Commercial Boarding businesses  and Animal Rescues. Renewals received after March 31 are double the rates listed on the  Kennel License Form.