Animal Protection Services

The Office is responsible for the following animal protection functions:

Animal Bites

Reporting of all animal bites that have occurred in Westwood.

Warm blooded animals, such as cats, dogs, bats, raccoons, skunks and other wildlife can carry and transmit rabies.

Pet Licensing

All dogs and cats seven months or older residing in the Borough must be licensed. The pet's current rabies immunization must cover the duration of the licensing period. Licenses are renewable every January.


  • Altered / Neutered: $10
  • Non-Altered / Non-Neutered: $15
  • Late Fee for all previously licensed pets, applicable on March 1: $25

Please check the Forms page, or call 201-664-7100, ext.129 for an application or for more information.


Distribution of information on many wildlife-related subjects.