Dog & Cat License Information

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Dog and cat licenses are now available. License fees are $12.00 for dogs that are spayed and neutered, and $20.00 for unaltered dogs. Cat licensing fees are $8.00 for all cats.

Proof of rabies vaccination, and of spaying or neutering, must be presented.
A current year license will not be issued unless the animal’s rabies vaccinations is valid through October 31, of the current year. 

If your pet’s rabies vaccination expires anytime between now and the aforementioned date you must have your pet vaccinated prior to licensing.
Residents may apply for a license at the Bloomingdale Municipal Complex located at 101 Hamburg Turnpike, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM.
Animals licenses are due by January 31st; a late fee of $10.00 per animal will be charged beginning March 1st.
Residents who mail in their license application and fee MUST include a self addressed stamped envelope or they will not receive their tag.

For more information concerning animal licenses, contact the licensing department at 973-838-7426.



Please review the following animal cruelty materials:

4:22-17 Cruelty; certain acts, crime; degrees

4:22-26 Penalties for various acts constituting cruelty

Guide to Prevention of Animal Cruelty Laws 2018