Animal Control

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.