HASBROUCK HEIGHTS/WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - Officials in Wood-Ridge and Hasbrouck Heights are reminding residents they need to re-register their dogs for 2020.
All Hasbrouck Heights residents who have licensed dogs received a reminder mailing from the Borough's Board of Health. According to Laura French, there are 296 dog licenses that have not been renewed. According to the 2019 dog census, there are over 1200 dogs registered in the borough.
The deadline for registration was January 31, 2020. Registration can be done by mail or in-person. The renewal fee is $12 if the dog is spayed/neutered, or $15 if not neutered. There is also a $10 late fee.
The application can be downloaded from the department's website or call for a replacement. If owners no longer have their pet, they are also asked to contact the Health Department. Any questions about license renewal can be answered by the Hasbrouck Heights Health Department at 201-288-1636.
Wood-Ridge residents are also reminded to renew their dog registrations for 2020. Licensing fees are $18.00 for a neutered pet and $21.00 for a non-neutered pet. Licenses renewed after January 30 will incur a late fee of $7.50.
Check or money order should be made payable to the Borough of Wood-Ridge. Mail your request to the Wood-Ridge Health Department, 85 Humboldt Street, Wood-Ridge, New Jersey 07075. Include a self-addressed stamped envelope, proof of rabies vaccination and neutering are required. All paperwork will be returned to you.
Dog and cat licenses can also be obtained in-person during normal business hours from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. If you no longer have a pet, or have any questions, please call the Wood-Ridge Health Department at 201-939-0202, ext. 110.
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