Animal Control Officer: John Abate
Assistant Animal Control Officer: Amy Heater
973-875-9390 Please call to make an appointment.
The Wantage Animal Control facility is located behind the Municipal
Building, the entrance is on Brown Road. The Wantage Animal Control
officer is out on calls quite often so please leave a message and you
will be called back as soon as possible.
|Day||Opens||Closes||By appointment only|
|Mon.-Thurs.||10 a.m.||3 p.m.||3 p.m.||6 p.m.|
|Friday||10 a.m.||noon||after 12|
Closed Sunday and Holidays.
Please call to make an appointment.
|Dogs:||Pure Breed $35 | Mix Breed $35|
|Puppies:||Pure Breed $45 | Mix Breed $35|
|Cats:||Pure Breed $35 | Mix Breed $35|
|Kittens:||Pure Breed $35 | Mix Breed $35|
You must call to make an appointment to surrender your pet
|Dogs and Puppies:||over 25 lbs. $50 | under 25 lbs. $25|
|Cats and Kittens:||cats $25 | kittens $15|
Donations...are ALWAYS welcome
Canned or Dry Dog and Cat food
Bleach, Laundry Detergent and Dishwasher soap
Blankets and Towels
Puppy and Kitten Food
Animal Control Notices:
Licenses All dogs kept at a Wantage Township property and have reached seven months of age, or have their permanent teeth, are required to be licensed.
Licenses are due every January.
Owners of a dog found to be unlicensed after February 1 shall be required to pay a late fee. Additionally, the person harboring the dog may be subject to a fine for failure to obtain a dog license. Owners of new dogs must obtain a license for their dog within ten days of when their dog reaches licensing age. If a dog has a valid license from another NJ municipality, a Wantage Dog License may be obtained at no cost.
License forms are available at the municipal building or online.
Forms may be completed online, printed, and mailed with:
1) the appropriate fee
2) a stamped, self addressed envelope
3) proof of rabies vaccination
4) proof of spay/neuter
Wantage Township Municipal Building
888 State Highway 23
Wantage, NJ 07461
FREE RABIES CLINIC for Dogs and Cats
Next one to be held April 2015
Wantage Township Garage (Municipal Building Rear Parking lot, Public Works Dept. area).
Please bring proof of prior rabies shot.
Dogs must be on a leash, cats in a carrier. All animals must be accompanied by an adult.