Dog Licensing



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The Town Board meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month at the Municipal Building, 4023 County Road Q. Amherst Junction. Telephone #:  715-824-3476 


Plan Commission meets the 1st Thursday of each month at 6:30 pm. Contact Brenna Olson at “” for additional information.


SAVE THE DATE:  Town of Amherst ANNUAL MEETING:  April 16, 2024




The Town of Amherst contracts its recycling and garbage pick-up through Harter’s Fox Valley Disposal. The schedule of Garbage pick-up every Wednesday with Recycling picked up every other Wednesday will continue. Pick-up is on Thursday for weeks with the following holidays:  New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. The first combined pickup for 2024 will be January 4, 2024 (Thursday due to the holiday). The complete 2024 calendar is posted on the town website.

Harter’s will also pick up large items for a fee. Call 888-804-8556 for details.

2024 Dog License Notice/Application


ALL dogs over the age of 5 months must be vaccinated for rabies and licensed under WI SS# 174-05.


The Town Treasurer will be at the Municipal Building (4023 County Road Q, Amherst Junction) on Saturday, January 27, February 24, and March 23, 2024, from 9:00 a.m. to noon to process applications for dog licenses. In addition, the treasurer is available on the 2nd Wednesday of each month (town board meeting dates) from 5:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Late fee of $5.00 per dog applied beginning April 1, 2024.

For each license requested, the following is required:   Current Rabies Vaccination certificate.

                                                                                                                Proof of spay/neuter                                                                                                                                                                                          License fees (payable to Town of Amherst)                                                                                                                           

Owner’s Name


Male Neutered =

$15.00  _______

Dog’s Name


Male Non-Neutered =

$25.00  _______



Female Spayed =

$15.00  _______



Female Non-Spayed =

$25.00  _______

Date of Rabies shot:


Expiration:_________________(include copy of certificate)

(Please make copies of this form as needed)


 To license by mail, send the above information and a self-addressed, stamped envelope to:        
Amherst Town Treasurer

                                                                                4023 County Road Q

                                                                                PO Box 5

                                                                                Amherst Junction, WI  54407