Dog and cat licenses for the 2012 calendar year are due this month, according to an announcement from the township.
Licenses can be obtained either by mail or at the Municipal Building, 401 Chambers Bridge Road, Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Exact change or check is required; those requesting licenses by mail must provide a self-addressed, stamped envelope.
There are four different licenses: a one-year license for a spayed or neutered animal is $10; a one-year license for a non spayed or neutered animal is $13. A three year license is $26 if the pet is spayed or neutered, and $35 if it is not.
There is an administrative charge of $1 per month for any dog or cat registered after Jan. 31.
Additionally, a certificate of rabies vaccination must be presented, and must be current through Nov. 2012 for a one year license or Nov. 2014 for a three year license. Also, if a dog or cat has been spayed or neutered, the owner must present a statement from the veterinarian.
The township will host a free rabies clinic for the 2012 licensing year at the Drum Point Sports Complex, 41 Drum Point Road, on Jan. 22 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Pets should be kept on a short leash and accompanied by an adult.