Start the Year
Off Right for Your Dog or Cat
Free Rabies Clinic of Year on Saturday, January 20th
Be Sure to Renew Dog Licenses
Township will hold its first free rabies immunization clinic of 2018 for residents’
dogs and cats on Saturday, January 20th at the McManimon Township Building located at 320 Scully Avenue from 9 AM until Noon.
Note for Directions: The
McManimon Building at 320 Scully Avenue is located off of Olden Avenue, between
Liberty Street and Cedar Lane, opposite the Olden Pharmacy.
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.
“Our town’s free rabies clinics
continue to be a popular and beneficial service that protects our beloved pets,
as well as public health,” says
Hamilton Township Mayor Kelly Yaede. “I
hope that many of our residents with pets will once again take advantage of
these clinics throughout 2018.”
the January 20th clinic, Hamilton’s next rabies clinic will be held on February
10th with additional clinics scheduled for March, June and September.
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.
2018 Dog Licenses will not
be issued if a pet’s rabies immunization expires before November 1, 2018.
new 2018 Dog License Application is
now available online via a link of the Township Health Division’s website (HamiltonNJ.com/Health) along with the
full 2018 rabies clinic schedule.
Additionally, a dog license application is attached to the middle of the
2018 Hamilton Township Calendar, which was delivered to residents in December.
a reminder, annual dog license applications are due by March
29st (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.