Health Dept Holds Dog Rabies Clinic - May 10

Ridgewood to Hold Dog Rabies Clinic

May 10

Supervisor of Health, Dawn Cetrulo would like to remind Village of Ridgewood residents that 2017 dog license renewals are due during the month of June. A $20 late fee will be charged for all renewals received after June 30, 2017.

The Ridgewood free dog rabies clinic will be held on Wed. May 10 from 6-7pm at the Ridgewood Recycling Center on East Glen Ave.  Microchipping for the first 75 dogs will be available again this year.

The health department will be sending renewals notices via email. If you do not have an email address please call our office and request a renewal to be mailed to you. Renewal applications may also be obtained by visiting our website at www.ridgewoodnj.net or coming in person to the Ridgewood Health Department, 131 North Maple Ave. The office hours are Monday to Friday from 8:30 am until 4:30 pm. Please call 201 670-5500 ext. 502 with questions.

New Jersey law requires owners of all dogs seven months of age or older to be registered with the town where they live. In order for the license to be issued, the owner must present proof that a licensed veterinarian has vaccinated the dog against rabies and that the duration of immunity from that vaccination does not expire before May 1, 2018. To receive the discount for a spayed or neutered pet, proof must also be provided.

 

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