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License Your Dog on the Web Now!

Make it easy and license your dog online!  To get started, gather the following information you will need:

  • Your pet’s current rabies vaccination certificate.  If you do not have a certificate for your pet, contact your veterinarian;
  • Your pet’s spay/neuter certificate (if the pet is spayed or neutered).  If you do not have a current certificate, contact your veterinarian; and
  • Your dog license renewal notice (if you received a license renewal notice from Animal Care and Control).

Then, select "purchase a dog license online" below and:

  • Choose the new license or renewal option.
  • Fill out information about you and your pet.
  • A donation may be made when licensing your pet.  All donations are used for the care of the pets at the Animal Care and Control Center.
  • Enter payment information.  VISA, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover are accepted. A $2.50 transaction processing fee will be charged by Official Payments.  License fees.

  • Print a copy of your receipt for your records.
  • Fax or email your dog’s rabies certificate and spay/neuter certificate (if spayed or neutered) to Animal Care and Control at 343-8134 (fax) or (email).  Make sure you identify your name and/or the receipt number on the certificate.
  • Your dog license will arrive in approximately 2 weeks.  Note:  your dog license will not be valid until a current rabies certificate and, if applicable, spay/neuter certificate has been received or is on file with Anchorage Animal Care and Control.

For licensing questions, including questions regarding the online renewal process, please email  

         Purchase a Dog License Online

    • Animal Care & Control
    • Manager: Dr. Myra Wilson
    • 4711 Elmore Road, Anchorage, AK 99507
    • (907)343-8122