Where can I purchase a dog license?

Dog Tags (Pet Licenses)    

Individual lifetime dog licenses are issued by the Treasurer for $10.

Buy Dog Tags Online

 You may purchase your dog tags online by selecting "Renew a License" if you received a notice from the Treasurer.  (Please note that notices have been mailed.)

Lifetime License 

 A current rabies certificate must be mailed along with $10 to:

  • Treasurer’s Office
     P.O. Box 251
     Yorktown, VA 23690

Dogs four months and older must be vaccinated against rabies and licensed with York County. Tags will not be issued until a current rabies certificate is received.

Renew a Pet License

Presentation of a rabies certificate is not required if current vaccination is on file with the Treasurer.

Lost Dog Tag/Pet License

 Duplicate Licenses are $1.

Kennel License

 5 or more dogs constitutes operation of a private kennel, which is only permitted in certain areas of the County and under certain circumstances set forth in the York County Zoning Ordinance.

 If you need to request licenses for 5 or more dogs, please contact the Division of Development and Compliance at 757-890-3523 before purchasing. Requests must be accompanied by written authorization from the Division of Development and Compliance and submitted to the Treasurer.

 Kennel licenses may be obtained in the following increments:

  • Up to 10 dogs $15
  • 11 to 20 dogs $20
  • 21 to 30 dogs $25
  • 31 to 40 dogs $30
  • 41 to 50 dogs $35
Animal Licensing page.

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1. Where can I purchase a dog license?
2. Are cats required to be licensed?
3. What if I or someone I know are missing a pet?
4. Does Animal Control take care of spiders, mice, lizards, or flying and buzzing insect pests?
5. What do I do if I find a dead animal?
6. What do I do if I am bitten by an animal?
7. What do I do it my pet bites someone?
8. What is rabies?
9. Can humans have rabies?
10. What can I do to help control rabies?
11. Who is responsible for enforcing wildlife related laws?
12. What if I experience nuisance wildlife at my home or in my area?
13. Is caring for injured or orphaned wildlife a good idea?