All dogs over seven months old must be licensed by New Jersey Law. All dog licenses must be renewed by February 28 of the current year to avoid late fees. The frequency and fees of licensing dogs is determined by State Statute and Township Ordinance.

Fee Schedule:
Spayed or Neutered Dogs         $10.00
Unaltered Dogs                          $13.00
Late Fee                                     $5.00 (Per Month, Per Dog) cannot be waived if late

Please make checks payable to Tewksbury Township and enclose a copy of the current rabies certificate, along with a self-addressed, stamped envelope to the following:

Tewksbury Township
Attn: Dog Register
169 Old Turnpike Road
Califon, NJ 07830

Once your registration form, payment and a current rabies certificate is received, the new tag and license will be mailed to you.

Proof that your dog has been inoculated against rabies through November 1st of the licensing year must be provided before a license can be issued.

Please notify the Dog Registrar if you no longer own your dog or your dog is deceased at 908-439-0022, ext. 727 or email

For information on free rabies clinics please visit the Hunterdon County Website which is updated regularly at: