Animal Control

The Animal Control Division conducts annual free rabies clinic.

Patrol services, provided through a contract with Bergen County Animal Control, respond to complaints of loose animals in the community.

Animal Traps

Animal traps are available to capture animals that are causing a nuisance. To obtain a trap, please contact Bergen County Animal Control directly at 201-229-4616. The Health Department will no longer be lending traps and all correspondence should be done through BCAC. For questions regarding the Bergen County Animal Shelter please call 201-229-4600.


Please note the Harrison Board of Health Department no longer issues dog and cat licenses. To obtain a license, please contact the Harrison Clerk's Office at 973-268-2425 - located at 318 Harrison Avenue.