Dee Riou, Licensing Official
(973)239-1410 ext 224
Low-cost Spay/Neuter for Dog & Cats
Pet Waste Information
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** DOG LICENSES ARE NOW OVERDUE **
Violations for overdue DOGS will be issued after FEBRUARY 28TH
A $10.00 late fee will be assesed.
Any person who shall own, keep or harbor a dog or cat which has attained (7) months, shall annually apply for and procure from the Department of Health of the Township of Cedar Grove a license and official registration tag with license number. All dogs must have a valid rabies vacination certification.
2017 DOG LICENSE FEES ARE VALID FROM JANUARY 1ST - DECEMBER 31ST
Spayed / Neutered : $12.00
NOT Spayed / Neutered : $15.00
A late fee of $10.00 will be assessed as of MARCH 1, 2017
2017 CAT LICENSE FEES ARE VALID FROM SEPTEMBER 1ST, 2016 - AUGUST 31ST, 2017
All cats : $10.00
A late fee of $10.00 will be assessed as of October 1, 2016
~*~ SPRING RABIES CLINIC ~*~
Sue Portuese, Health Officer is pleased to announce that the Cedar Grove Health Department will be sponsoring a FREE Rabies Clinic for pets in need of license renewals and are not currently vaccinated. The New Jersey State Health Department now recommends revaccination every two years. No pet licenses will be issued without an up-to-date rabies vaccination.
The program will be held in MAY, 2017 (day & date to be announced by end of April) In the Firehouse Bays, 525 Pompton Avenue. Dogs will be vaccinated from 6:00 PM to 6:45 PM. Cats will be vaccinated from 6:45 PM to 7:30 PM.
Dogs and Cats should not be fed for (6) six hours prior to the rabies vaccination. Each dog and cat must be on a leash or in a carrier and must be accompanied by an adult.
Licenses and applications will be available at the clinic.
If you have any questions, please contact the Health Department at (973)239-1410 Ext: 224
Call for information about other Clinics in the area:
Montclair Health Department: (973)509-4970
Verona Health Department: (973)239-3220
Little Falls Health Department: (973)470-5760
All Pet Owners
The Cedar Grove Health Department reminds residents that animal waste can pollute our waters. It is required that animal waste be immediately and properly disposed of. Please follow TOWNSHIP CODE 91-11 and clean up after your pet.
Any person who shall own, keep or harbor a dog of licensing age in the Township shall, in the month of January in each year, apply for and procure from the Township Health Officer a license and official metal registration tag for each such dog so owned, kept or harbored and shall place upon each such dog a collar or harness with the registration tag securely fastened thereto. The State of New Jersey also requires every dog have a valid rabies innoculation.
Dog License Application
Township Code requires licnses for any cat seven months of age & over. Licenses must be secured by September 31st of each year. We also require each cat have a valid rabies inoculation.
Cat License Application
Please be mindful that Township Ordinance limits 6 (SIX) pets to any one residence address.
For your convenience, The Township of Cedar Grove hosts 3 Rabies Clinics every year in February, May & September. Exact dates will be announced here, on our cable station, Community Bulletin Board & in the local newspaper.