Start the Year Off Right for Your
Dog or Cat
First Free Rabies Clinic of Year on
Saturday, January 21st
Be Sure to Renew Dog Licenses
Hamilton Township will hold its first free rabies
immunization clinic of 2017 for residents’ dogs and cats on Saturday, January 21st at the McManimon
Township Building located at 320
Scully Avenue from 9 AM until Noon.
for Directions: The McManimon Building at 320 Scully Avenue is located off
of Olden Avenue, between Liberty Street and Cedar Lane, opposite the Olden
As a courtesy, the clinic is open to pets of Township
residents only (proof a residency
is required), and is free of
charge. For residents utilizing this
Hamilton Township service, all dogs must be leashed. As a safety precaution, dogs should be
muzzled, if necessary. All cats must
arrive in a carrier.
“We are pleased
to continue this great program at no charge to our community’s pet-owning
residents,” says Hamilton Township Mayor Kelly
Yaede. “Not only does it benefit our
beloved pets, it also assists in our community’s efforts to prevent the spread
Following the January 21st clinic, Hamilton’s next rabies
clinic will be held on February 11th with additional clinics scheduled for
March, June and September.
In response to the rabies epidemic in our wildlife, the New
Jersey Department of Health Policy requires the immunization of dogs every 2
years, even if the inoculation is good for a 3 year period. 2017 Dog Licenses will not be issued if a
pet’s rabies immunization expires before November 1, 2017.
new 2017 Dog License Application is
now available online via a link of the Township Health Division’s website (HamiltonNJ.com/Health) along with the
full 2017 rabies clinic schedule.
Additionally, a dog license application is attached to the middle of the
2017 Hamilton Township Calendar, which was delivered to residents in late
a reminder, annual dog license applications are due by March
31st (by 4 PM). Fees for the licenses are $8 for a Spayed or Neutered dog and $11 for a Non-Spayed or Neutered dog. Seniors
over the age of 65 (verified with an ID) enjoy a discounted license cost at
$2 for a Spayed or Neutered dog and $5 for a Non-Spayed or Neutered dog.