Dog Licenses

The owner of a dog more than five months of age, on January 1, of any year, or five months of age, within the license year, shall annually, or on or before the date the dog becomes five months of age, pay the dog license fee and obtain and wear a license tag attached to its collar.

The owner of a dog shall have the dog vaccinated against rabies by a veterinarian within 20 days after the dog has reached four months of age and revaccinate within one year after the initial vaccination. Older vaccinated dogs must revaccinate before the certificate expires or within three years of the previous vaccination.

Registration Requirements:

  • One dog per registration form (PDF)
  • Proof of rabies immunization must accompany the registration form (Waukesha County requirement)

Ways to Register:

  • Register in person at the Police Department
  • Register via mail, must include:
    • Printed registration form (one form per dog), 
    • Copy of rabies immunization, and 
    • Check made payable to: Village of Elm Grove.
  • Register fully online via HeyGov.
  January 1st - April 1st
After April 1st
Neutered Dogs $15.00 $20.00
Spayed Dogs $15.00 $20.00
Un-Neutered Dogs $16.00 $21.00
Un-Spayed Dogs $16.00 $21.00

All dog owners are asked to review the Village Ordinance pertaining to dogs (Chapter 95). Subsections of particular interest are referenced below.

  • Chapter 95.2A Running at Large
  • Chapter 95.2C Frequent and habitual howling
  • Chapter 95.2D Dog Residue
  • Chapter 204.3 Dogs prohibited in parks