Pet Licensing

There are three ways you can license your pet.  

1. Online via pet licensing portal  Pet Licensing Portal

2. By mail  

3. In-person

Pet Licensing Application

The pet's current rabies immunization must cover the duration of the licensing period.  


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

 at the Train Station, on Broadway.  


Rabies Clinic Form - Fillable

Return the RABIES CLINIC FORM and previous proof of rabies either by mail or email to or drop it off in person.  

The vaccine will be given to dogs and cats age four months and older.  If the owner can show proof of previous rabies inoculation, the vaccine will have a duration of three years.  Dogs and cats under one year of age, or those who cannot show proof of receiving previous rabies inoculation will have to be re-vaccinated in one year.  All dogs and cats must be accompanied by an adult.  All cats must be in a SECURE CARRIER.   All dogs must be on a leash or in a carrier, NO RETRACTABLE LEASHES.   Any owner who brings a pet that is not secured by a leash or in a carrier will be turned away from the clinic.  Please direct all questions to the Westwood Health Department at 201-664-7100 Ext. 129.

All pet owners and keepers are required to immediately and properly dispose of their pets solid waste deposited on any property, public or private, not owned or possessed by that person.  

Animal Bites

All animal bites that have occurred in Westwood should be reported to the Health Department. Warm blooded animals, such as cats, dogs, bats, raccoons, skunks and other wildlife can carry and transmit rabies.

Animal Resources

4:22-17 Cruelty; certain acts, crime; degrees 

4:22-26 Penalties for various acts constituting cruelty 

Guide to Prevention of Animal Cruelty Laws 2018