City Code requires all dogs and cats over the age of four months to be licensed, and requires each owner to obtain a license within 30 days of acquiring the pet or moving it into the City of Alexandria. 

License Your Pet

  • Online: Visit http://www.petdata.com/for-pet-owners/alx  All major credit cards are accepted, and a small convenience fee will apply per transaction.
  • By Mail: Send required documentation and checks to the City in care of its third-party processor:
    City of Alexandria Animal Licensing
    ℅ PetData
    PO Box 141929
    Irving, TX 75014-1929
  • In Person: Visit the Vola Lawson Animal Shelter at 4101 Eisenhower Ave.

For more information about animal licensing in the City of Alexandria, visit http://www.petdata.com/for-pet-owners/alx or call toll-free 855-884-9553.  For general questions or media inquiries, call 703.746.4774.