Dog Licenses

Residents in Lynchburg are required by City Ordinance to obtain a license for their dog(s). New licenses go on sale on November 1st of each year and must be purchased by January 31st. The chart below lists the fees. Licenses can be obtained at the Billings and Collections windows at City Hall, 900 Church Street, or by mail. A valid rabies vaccination certificate signed by a licensed veterinarian must be presented before a dog license can be issued. Tags are required on dogs at 4 months of age. To order by mail, include the required vaccination certificate. The certificate will be returned with your order.

Make Check Payable to: City of Lynchburg, P.O. Box 603, Lynchburg, VA 24505

TypeFee
"Lifetime" license$15
Fertile male or female$10
Neutered male or spayed female$5
Duplicate license $1
Dangerous dog (must have Registration Certificate filled out and signed by Animal Warden and a current dog license)$150
Hybrid Canine (must have Registration Certificate filled out and signed by Animal Warden and a current dog license)$50
Pet Shop Permit or Dealer in Companion Animals (application must be filled out and signed by Animal Warden)$50


For additional information regarding a duplicate license please call 434-455-3850.

For additional information regarding a Dangerous Dog, Hybrid Canine, or Pet Shop Permit, please call 434-455-6058.