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Animal Control Officer Responsibilities
Follow up on animal bites.
Handling complaints regarding wild and stray animals.
Investigate alleged violations of animal cruelty statutes.
Impound stray, sick or injured animals and hold possible rabid animals for either quarantine or preparation for testing at the state lab.
Investigate suspected rabies exposures.
Respond to reports of injured or sick wildlife.
Dog License Renewal
After 4:30PM and on weekends, call the Rockaway Township Police Department at (973) 625-4000.
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Rabies Information Site
Rabies Frequently Asked Questions (PDF)
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My must I produce evidence that my pet’s rabies vaccination is valid through the following November 1 when I’m licensing my pet on January 1?
My pet’s rabies vaccination doesn’t expire until later this year. Is it okay for me to have my pet vaccinated several months early?
Who may I call if I observe an injured domestic or wild animal?
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