Dogs & Cat Licensing


Renewable every year for 1 year in January.
During the last full week of January the City Clerk’s Office is open from 9 AM to 7 PM for pet licensing.

Neutered or Spayed Dog $10.00 and Neutered or Spayed Cat $10.00

Non Neutered or Non Spayed Dog $15.00 and Non Neutered or Non Spayed Cat $15.00

Cash or Check Only

Send the City Clerk’s Office your original rabies certificate, name, address and phone number along with a check for the appropriate amount and a self-addressed stamped envelope and we will issue you a new license and return all of your paperwork in a timely manner.

Pet Licenses expire December 31 of the current year and must by renewed by January 31 of the next year.  Late fees are now implemented.  Pet Licenses renewed after Feb 1 will be charged an additional $5.00 and renewed after Mar 1 will be charged an additional $10.00.

The Health Department offers free rabies vaccinations once a year in May to pets licensed in the City of Garfield for the current year.

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Contact Information

City Clerks Office
(973) 340-2001