How long are NYC dog licenses good for?

Dog owners can purchase a license that is valid for one year or up to five years. The cost of the license depends on its length and whether the dog is spayed/neutered.

How do I print my New York dog license?

Log into your account and click on the dog’s name. In the Animal Detail section, click “Print Certificate” to print the certificate or to save it as a PDF.

Do dogs need to be registered in NY?

All dogs living in NYC must have a license from the Department of Health. Licenses must be renewed annually. You can obtain, renew, or replace a dog license online or by mail.

Do you need a license to walk dogs in NYC?

While you should check with your local government to see if you need to obtain a general business permit, most New York cities do not require any special license or permit to walk dogs.

How do I register my dog as an emotional support animal?

There is no such thing as a certificate or a certification program that officially qualifies a dog as an emotional support animal under law. The only legitimate way to qualify your dog as an Emotional Support Animal is by obtaining a recommendation letter from a licensed mental health professional.

Can you bury a dog in your backyard in New York?

In New York, the state government does not prohibit the burial of dogs and other pets on private property. In addition to burying your dog on your own property, pet cemeteries and crematoriums offer burial services to pet owners.

What dog breeds are illegal in New York?

Beginning Friday, May 1, any dog weighing over 25 pounds, including Rottweilers, Doberman Pinschers and “pit bulls”, among many others, will be prohibited in housing controlled by the New York City Housing Authority.

How can I get a free ESA letter?

The Only Way an ESA Letter Can Be “Free” Is If You Already Have a LMHP. There is only one instance in which an ESA letter will be free: if you already see a licensed mental health professional (LMHP). A therapist you are seeing can issue your ESA letter at no added charge.