Guidelines for the issuance of Dog licenses are mandated by New York State. The fee for unneutered male and unspayed female dogs is $18 ($15 plus a $3 New York State mandated spay/neuter fee). The fee for neutered and spayed dogs is $10 ($9 plus a $1 New York State mandated spay/neuter fee) with a valid veterinarian spay/neuter certificate. Proof of rabies inoculation (Rabies certificate) is required. Renewal applications are sent directly to owners from The Town of Hempstead.