Love Me with a Digital Dog License Tag!

  • Expedite reunions of lost dogs with their families – direct trips homes; no layovers at the shelter;
  • Create your dog’s unique online profile with multiple contacts, behavioral and medical information and more;
  • Keep your dog legal so you can avoid fines! All dogs four months and older who reside in the Municipality of Anchorage are required to have a current dog license and rabies vaccination. A license is only valid if the rabies vaccination is current.

New or Renew Today:

  • Online
  • Mail-in
  • In-person: at  Anchorage Animal Care and Control or participating veterinary clinics: ​ 
    • Alaska Veterinary Clinic
    • Chester Valley Veterinary Hospital
    • College Village Animal Clinic
    • Cornerstone Animal Hospital
    • Midnight Sun Animal Hospital
    • The Pet Stop
    • Ravenwood Veterinary Clinic
    • Southside Animal Hospital
    • Alaska SPCA Clinic
    • VCA Alaska Pet Care Animal Hospital
    • VCA Alpine Animal Hospital
    • VCA Bering Sea Animal Hospital
    • VCA East Anchorage Animal Hospital 

Dog License Fees Support:

✓ Food & Shelter for Homeless Animals
✓ Adoption Services
✓ Education Programs
✓ Ongoing efforts to create a safe, dog-friendly community.

Municipal Dog License Fees 

Unsterilized Dog:

  • Up to 1 Year License: …$23  
  • Up to 2 Year License: …$43  
  • Up to 3 Year License: …$63

Sterilized Dog:

  • Up to 1 Year License: $15
  • Up to 2 Year License: $27
  • Up to 3 Year License: $39


If you lose your dog's license tag, you can purchase a duplicate tag at Anchorage Animal Care and Control for $5.00.

Multi-Animal Facility License:

Owners of four or more dogs are required to obtain a multi-animal facility license.  Click here for more information.