The SPCA sells dog licenses for Albemarle County and the City of Charlottesville. According to state code section 3.2-65, all dogs older than 4 months of age are required to have a current rabies vaccination, and purchase an annual dog license from the locality in which they live. The General Assembly made this decision to help prevent the spread of rabies in Virginia.

Visit the CASPCA between 12pm-6pm to purchase a dog license. You must bring proof of current rabies vaccination in order to purchase a dog license.charlottesville city logo

City of Charlottesville Tags
$10 (unaltered)
$4 (altered)

Albemarle County Tags
$10 (unaltered)albemarle county logo
$5 (altered)
$50 (kennel license – 10 dogs)

Note: 2 and 3 year licenses are available for purchase at the County office.