Office: 156 East First Street | New Richmond, WI 54017
Office Hours: Monday - Thursday 7:00 am to 4:30 pm, Friday 7:00 - 11:30 am 

Animal Control

To report animals running at large, animal abuse or neglect, or to file a complaint of excessive animal noise (barking, howling, etc),
please contact the New Richmond Police Department at (715) 246-6667.

Dog License

The City of New Richmond requires that all dogs 5 months of age or older be licensed.  The license year is from January 1 through December 31.  In order to process a dog license, a current rabies vaccination certificate is required.  License fees are $10.00 for spayed or neutered dogs, $17.00 for intact dogs.  There can be a $5.00 late fee for licenses issued after April 1, unless you acquired the pet and/or moved to the area after April 1. 

Licenses are issued multiple ways: fill out this form and return it to the Clerk's office at, or stop in to City Hall during the regular business hours of 7:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 7:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Friday.  If processing a license through the mail is more convenient for you, please include the rabies certificate and appropriate fee and send to:  City of New Richmond, 156 East First Street, New Richmond, WI  54017.  The license and rabies certificate will be returned to you by mail.

Animal Control Fees
Pick-up fee of non-licensed animal:  $100
Pick-up fee of properly licensed and tagged animal:  $25
Impound Fee:  $50 plus $25 per day for care received 

City Animal Ordinance
Chapter 10