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Animal License Information

Effective July 1, 2007, any veterinarian providing a rabies vaccination to a dog in the State of Virginia is required to notify the Treasurer's Office.  If the dog's owner has not purchased a dog license previously, the owner will receive notification from the Treasurer that a tag must be acquired within 90 days. 

Dog Tag Prices
 

Male & Female (Sexed)

$10.00

Male & Female (Unsexed)

$  5.00

Kennel for 20 or less dogs

$30.00

Kennel for 21 to 50 dogs

$50.00

 

Dog licenses go on sale on November 1st and must be renewed annually by January 31st or within 90 days following vaccination. Fees apply to all dogs age 4 months and older.  Individuals are not allowed to vaccinate their own dogs.  Proof of rabies vaccination is required; a rabies certificate must be presented from a licensed veterinarian.  Proof that a dog has been spayed or neutered is required if the rabies certificate does not provide this information.  To purchase a kennel tag the individual must have a minimum of 5 dogs and all dogs must be in a kennel.