Dog Licensing

To apply for a dog license, print the form below and mail it with the proper fee and rabies certification to Fredon Township.

Dog Licensing Application

All dogs over the age of seven (7) months must be licensed and vaccinated for rabies under state law.

New Licenses may be purchased at Town Hall for $11.00 for a spayed or neutered dog, or $14.00 for a dog that is not spayed or neutered. New residents who have a valid New Jersey license from another town may obtain a Fredon Township license at no charge for the same year. Rabies vaccination must be good through November 1 of the current year.

License Renewals are mailed during the month of December each year. If you do not receive a renewal form, contact the Township Licensing Official during the first week of January. All renewals not post marked by January 31 of each year will be considered LATE and will be subject to late fees of $5.00 per month per dog and a possible summons.

A Free Rabies Clinic for dogs and cats is typically held twice per each year. When planning to attend the clinic please remember Dogs must be leashed; Cats must be in carriers. If you miss the Fredon Township clinic, a list for the dates and times of clinics offered by other municipalities can be found here or by contacting the Sussex County Health Department at 973 579-0370.

The next free rabies clinic will be held on December 1, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Public Works Garage 443 Route 94 past the municipal building.

If you need to contact Animal Control Officer Tara Pellegrino regarding animal related problems, please call 973-383-7025x31 or after hours State Police (after hours) 973-383-1514.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Patricia Carlson Dog Licensing Official (973) 383-7025, ext. 31