2021 Dog License Renewal Notification

The Teaneck Health Department would like to remind dog owners that current dog licenses expire on December 31st.  Dog owners have until February 28, 2021 to renew their dog licenses without any penalty.  The fee is $15 for not spayed or not neutered and $12 for spayed or neutered.  As of March 1, 2021 a $15 late fee will be added. 

Residents who have new dogs or who need renewal applications may obtain one by calling 201-837-1600 (x 1500) or on-line at www.teanecknj.gov (under Health Department Documents & Forms).  Renewal applications are also being mailed at the end of December.  Free rabies shots can be arranged through the Bergen Veterinary Hospital at (201) 837-3470 or the Bergen County Animal Shelter (201) 229-4600 (call for available clinic dates).

Dog owners should also note that per NJ State guidelines rabies shots that expire prior to November 1, 2021 are NOT valid for licensing purposes. 

Please note: the Township of Teaneck has closed all municipal buildings to the public in an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Residents are encouraged to mail all paperwork and fee(s) to the following address:


Teaneck Health Department

Attn: Animal Licensing Division

818 Teaneck Road

Teaneck NJ 07666

There may be a delay with the issuance of dog licenses due to new software/shipment of the tags. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.

If you have any questions, contact the Teaneck Health Department at 201-837-1600 ext. 1500 or health@teanecknj.gov

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