Lost Pet and Adoption Locations

Lost Pets in Rockaway Township:

If you have a lost/stray pet situation, please contact the Division of Health at (973) 983-2848 and ask for Dan McDonald, ACO. After hours, contact the Rockaway Township Police Department's bob-emergency number at (973) 625-4000. You may also email health@rockawaytownship.org with a photo of your pet and the following information:
  • Your name and contact number
  • Street and town where your pet was last seen.
  • Date your pet went missing.
  • Pet name, breed, sex, age and description. Include whether they are wearing a collar, have an ear-tip or any other unusual characteristics that could be helpful in identifying your pet in the event it is brought to the kenneling facility.
  • Please stay in touch with us and let us know if your pet comes home so we can remove the lost report.
If you are a Rockaway Borough or Dover resident, please contact Randolph Animal Control.


Do you know where your pet is? Did you lose your pet in Rockaway Township? The Division of Health contracts with Hodes Veterinary Group for veterinary services. 

Visit their Pet FinderFacebook or Website.

Local Pet Adoption: 

Randolph Regional Animal Shelter 

Are you looking for a life companion that can't talk back?

Denville Animal Shelter

Looking to adopt a pet? Local animal shelters need your help! Visit their Facebook to see animals available for adoption.