Charlottesville is a pet-friendly community. Many law students have found apartment complexes very close to the school that allow pets.
Dogs four months or older must be registered with the City of Charlottesville or Albemarle County, depending upon your place of residence. Once your dog is registered, it will receive a tag to wear on its collar.
Purchase Dog License
Albemarle County Office Building, Preston & McIntire
City of Charlottesville
Purchase Dog Tags
City Hall, East Market & 7th Street, N.E.
Pet Training, Daycare and Kennels
All Things Pawssible
1201 Stoney Ridge Rd.
The Dogg House
2101 Berkmar Drive
1187 5th St. SW
798 Wakefield Farm, Earlysville
Darden Towe Park
Once in the park, follow signs to off-leash area.
Chris Greene Lake
Located near the airport. There is a one-acre fenced in area for dogs to run off-leash, with a roped water access area where dogs can swim.
Claudius Crozet Park