Dog Licenses

  1. Dog Licenses
  2. Kennel Licenses
Application for Dog License Update Dog Information
Purchase License Online

The Stafford County Board of Supervisors adopted Ordinance O17-29 effective November 1, 2017 which states, that upon the expiration of currently valid annual and three-year licenses, dog owners shall obtain a lifetime license. Lifetime dog licenses will be available November 1, 2017.

Lifetime license rate = $10 per license
If lifetime license is lost, a replacement can be purchased for $1.

The owner of any dog four (4) months old or older shall pay the prescribed lifetime license fee within thirty (30) days after the dog has been vaccinated. Lifetime dog licenses shall be valid as long as the dog's rabies vaccination is kept current and the dog's owner remains a resident of Stafford County. Dog licenses are non-transferable to any other dog and is not subject to refund.

Dog licenses may be purchased with proof of valid rabies certificate:

  • Online - available only with a PIN issued by the Treasurer's Office
  • In office, Monday - Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm
  • By mail with application and fees
  • Mail check or money order to:

    Stafford County Treasurer
    P.O. Box 68
    Stafford, VA 22555-0068