Bloomfield Municipal Clerk's Office Releases Important Reminders for Pet Owners

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- The Bloomfield Municipal Clerk's Office has released crucial information for pet owners in the township to keep track of.

Officials said despite the COVID-19 crisis, the Clerk’s office has continued to prioritize the safety of township pets.

“Over the next month there are a number of important dates to keep track of if you own a pet,” said Municipal Clerk Louise Palagano.

“It is important for the safety of your pets and the community that it gets the necessary vaccinations and that you have all of the proper licenses. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact our office at 973-680-4015.”

A rabies clinic will be held on Saturday, June 27, 2020 at Fire Station #3 on East Passaic Ave. Residents may attend between 9:00am and 12:00pm. If your pet’s rabies vaccine is good through April 30, 2021 your pet will not need to be revaccinated.

In the case that a pet already has a rabies vaccination certificate, you will simply follow through the letter and send it back to Bloomfield Municipal Clerk’s office at 1 Municipal Plaza, Bloomfield, New Jersey 07003.

A check payable to the Township of Bloomfield for $22 if the animal has been spayed or neutered or $25 if they have not been must also be included to get the new license and tag.

Renewal licenses for the licensing year of 2020-2021 have begun to be sent out with the goal of all pets to have their license by June 30, 2020.

Late fees will be waived this year as a result of the COVID-19 crisis.

If you have an emotional support pet, please send the corresponding documents and the fee will be waived.

If you have any updates regarding your pet, please contact the Clerk’s office at 973-680-4015.