Animal Control

Amendments to the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act (hereinafter “the Act”), N.J.S.A. 4:22-17 et seq., were recently signed into law. The new legal requirements set forth in the Act apply to any individual who owns or has custody or control (hereinafter “caretaker”) of a dog, service animal or an animal that is a pet.

These materials shall be distributed by the municipality to each person obtaining an annual dog license and be posted on all New Jersey municipality websites.

The full text of the statutes and the plain language description of the provisions and requirements are posted here:

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

Fredon Animal Shelter Contact Information

Effective January 2, 2013, Dogs & Cats picked up in Fredon will be taken to:

Green Dog Inn
237 Kennedy Rd, Andover, NJ 07821
973-383-5733

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Tara Pellegrino Animal Control Officer (973) 383-7025, ext. 31, only leave messages if not urgent
Alan DeCarolis Deputy Animal Control Officer