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Animal Care & Control

Licensing Your Animal Facility

The following special purpose licenses are required for people or facilities keeping animals within the municipality:

Animal Litter License:  A person who sells or reconveys not more than three litters of dogs and/or cats in a calendar year.  Each litter must be registered with the Animal Care and Control Center

Multi-Animal Facility License:  A person or facility with four or more dogs, four or more cats, four or more rabbits, four or more ferrets, four or more horses, or any combination of seven or more of the animals listed above.

Commercial Facility License:  A person or facility that boards or grooms dogs, cats, rabbits, ferrets, and/or horses for fees or services, or reconveys four or more dogs or cats in a calendar year, or breeds more than three litters of dogs and/or cats in a calendar year.  A pet store is a commercial facility.

Download the Special Purpose License Application form here (PDF): Special Purpose License Application

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