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Pequannock Animal Shelter
11 Washington Street
Pompton Plains, NJ 07444
(973) 835-3980
 
 

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE

 

The Animal Control Division is concerned with the welfare of all domestic animals in our community. We are responsible for:

 

  1. The sheltering of unwanted, abandoned, stray, and impounded animals.
  2. The enforcement of the Township’s ordinances and State Law Chapter 4 Article 7 relating to the keeping, restraint, and humane treatment of animals.
  3. The education of the public concerning proper animal care and responsible animal ownership including rabies control, licensing, spay/neutering and immunization.
  4. The responsible placement of adopted animals, and
  5. The humane disposition of unwanted, un-adopted, sick or injured animals.

 

The Division is obliged morally, ethically, and legally to enforce ordinances and to shelter animals in such a way as to insure the public safety of all species and to show respect for the dignity and worth of all creatures. 





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