Pet Owner License Information
All dogs four months of age and older must be licensed. Dog licenses are renewed annually, and can be purchased beginning in November. The due date for renewals is January 31 of each year (see the Prince William Code Chapter 4, Article IV).
All cats four months of age and older must have a current rabies vaccination (see the Prince William Code
Chapter 4, Article V). Cats are not required to be licensed.
Dog owners moving into the County must comply with the license requirements and register their dogs at the time of the move.
For information about animal control laws, contact the Animal Shelter by calling 703-792-6465 during business hours | 703-792-6500 after 5 p.m. | or visit the Prince William County Animal Control Bureau Web page