Rabies Clinics

The Hamilton Township Division of Health offers rabies immunizations for residents' dogs and cats as a courtesy and is free of charge.


  • All (human) attendees no longer need to wear a mask, but are advised to stay home if sick or not feeling well.
  • One human per animal.
  • Cats and dogs must be at least 3 months of age to be vaccinated.
  • Dogs must be on a leash (no longer than 6 feet).
  • Cats must be in a carrier for their safety.
  • You must bring proof of any prior rabies shot to receive a 3-year certificate; without proof, a 1-year certificate will be issued.
  • NJ State Department of Health's Policy states no dog license can be issued if their rabies immunization expires before November 1, 2022.

Dog Licenses

As a reminder, all dogs living in Hamilton must be licensed:

  • Spayed/neutered: $18
  • Non-spayed/non-neutered: $21
  • Senior Citizen Fees:
    • Senior Citizen fee for spayed/neutered: $2
    • Senior Citizen fee for non-spayed/non-neutered: $5
    • Proof of age/ID is required for Senior Citizen fees.

Your annual dog license supports Hamilton's free Rabies clinics.

2022 Dog Licenses will not be issued if a pet's rabies immunization expires before November 1, 2022.

Apply for your annual dog license.

Dog License Applications are due by February 28, 2022.

Rabies Vaccination Clinics Location & Times

The clinics are held at the Hamilton Township McManimon Building, located at 320 Scully Avenue (just off of Olden Avenue, between Liberty Street and Cedar Lane, opposite the Olden Pharmacy).


In order to better serve you, Free Rabies Clinics are currently by appointment only.

Please call 609-890-3555 to reserve your pet's appointment.

2022 Rabies Vaccination Clinic Schedule

  • Saturday, January 8: 9 am to 1 pm
  • Saturday, February 26 (rescheduled): 9 am to 1 pm
  • Saturday, March 19 (rescheduled:) 9 am to 1 pm
  • Saturday, April 23 (rescheduled): 9 am to noon.
  • Tuesday, November 15 (rescheduled): 5 pm to 8 pm