Prince William County Animal Control
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 dog registration, call the Taxpayer Services Office