COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT
DIVISION OF ANIMAL CONTROL


Animal Control Policy

 

Licences

All dog and cat owners must obtain an annual license for their pet(s), which is renewable each January.

Owners must provide proof of rabies vaccination before the license is issued. The rabies certificate must show an expiration date after October 31st of the current year in order to be valid. If your pet has been spayed or neutered, a certificate from the veterinary should be included.

The Orange Health Department offers free walk-in RABIES CLINICS for dogs and cats twice a year. Call the office for the clinic's schedule.

Fees:

Spayed/neutered: $8.00

Non-spayed/neutered: $11.00

Late fee charged after March 1st: $10.00


Animal control services are available to respond to animal emergencies. ALL animal bites (including dogs, cats, raccoon, bats, etc.) must be reported immediately to the Health Department. Biting animals are quarantined.

Please call (973) 266-4107 or send an e-mail for additional information at orangehealth@ci.orange.nj.us