Lawrence Twp. Dog License Renewals Due By Jan. 31
A free rabies clinic for dogs will be held by the township's health department on Jan. 26.
Editor's Note: The following is a news release issued by Lawrence Township.
January is dog license renewal month for Lawrence Township residents.
Dog licenses are due by Jan. 31, 2013. Any dog over the age of 7 months is required by law to be licensed.
According to New Jersey Law, in order to obtain your dog’s license, its rabies immunization must be valid for the entire licensing period. Should your dog’s rabies certificate expire anytime between January 2013 and Oct. 31, 2013, you are required by State law to revaccinate your dog prior to obtaining its 2013 license.
To assist you in this endeavor, the Lawrence Township Health Department will be holding a Free Rabies Vaccination Clinic for all dogs over the age of 3 months:
Date: Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013 - 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Location: National Guard Armory, Eggert Crossing Road, Lawrence Township, N.J.
Clinic will be held rain or shine. Please adhere to the following regulations:
- All pets must be accompanied by an adult
- All pets must be leashed or in suitable carriers
- For safety and insurance purposes no children under 7 years of age
All visitors are required to stop at the guard shack and provide identification.
Should you have any questions, please contact the Animal Control Officer at (609) 844-7092.
Dog licenses are renewed in the Municipal Clerk’s office.
Proof of current rabies certification and proof of spaying or neutering (if applicable) must be presented when a license is purchased by mail or in person. The fee is $11 if spayed or neutered and $14 if not spayed or neutered.
Effective March 1 a delinquent fee will be assessed in the amount of $5 plus $1 per month for each month delinquent.
Applications can be downloaded at www.lawrencetwp.com.
Should you have any questions regarding dog licensing, please contact the Municipal Clerk at (609) 844-7000.