Dog tag - FAQ's

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How old does my puppy have to be to buy a dog tag?

When a puppy is four (4) months old it is required to have a Dog License.

What does a dog license cost?

Those who have purchased a recent dog tag with an expiration date 12 to 36 months from now will not have to repurchase a "lifetime" tag until the current tag expires.  We cannot swap out a a recently purchased 1 or 3 year tag, regardless of the purchase date.  

 

Lifetime $10.00
   
Up to 10 dog kennel $30.00
11-20 dog kennel $50.00
21-30 dog kennel $100.00
31-40 dog kennel $150.00
41-50 or more dog kennel $200.00

What do I need to get a dog license?

You must present a certificate of vaccination, properly executed and signed by the licensed veterinarian performing the vaccination, specifying the date of the vaccination, the date required for revaccination, a brief description of the dog and the name and address of the animal's owner.

Print a dog license application hereDog License Application.

Can I request a dog license through the mail?

Yes. Send a copy of the current rabies certificate and a check for the license requested. Be sure to include your address so we can send your receipt and tag(s).

Make checks and money orders payable to Fauquier County Treasurer and mail to:

Tanya Remson Wilcox
Fauquier County Treasurer
P O Box 677
Warrenton, VA 20188  

What if I want to purchase a dog kennel tag?

In order to purchase a kennel tag, present a letter from Fauquier County Zoning Division that determines the kennel is in compliance with County Zoning Ordinances. This letter will indicate the number of dogs permitted on the property – a kennel tag can only be sold for the number of dogs listed. Contact the Zoning Division to obtain a letter stating ordinance compliance.

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