314 Route 539, Cream Ridge, NJ 08514 uftnjadmin@uftnj.com
314 Route 539, Cream Ridge, NJ 08514 uftnjadmin@uftnj.com
State Police Hotline (non emergency)
609-584-5000 ext. 5015
Monday - Thursday
8:30 am - 4:15 pm

Animal Control

DepartmentsAnimal Control

Upper Freehold Township contracts with Jackson Animal Control located at 65 Don Connor Blvd, Jackson, NJ 08527.
Their telephone number is 732-928-5780 or 732-928-1200 ext. 1296.
Their fax number is 732-833-0603.

If you have non-emergency questions or concerns during our regular business hours

Monday – Thursday 8:30 a.m – 4:15 p.m.,
please contact Upper Freehold Township at 609-758-7738 ext. 224.

All other calls may be directed to Jackson Animal Control.

Free Rabies Clinic on June 1, 2024

Lakewood Township public Works Department, 1 Americal Ave, Lakewood  9:00 – 12:00

Manchester Township Ridgeway Fire House, Ocean County 571 Manchester 8:30 – 11:00

Whiting Volunteer Fire Co. 120 Lacey Road, Whiting 1:00 – 3:00


UFT Dog License

Please make all payments by mailing a check or dropping it off at the municipal building foyer. (This door is open 24 X7 and there is a payment drop box to the right.) State Statue requires that all dogs be licensed over the age of (6) months or older must be licensed. All dog licenses expire on December 31 of each year, regardless of when the license was purchased in the previous year. A late fee of $25.00 PER DOG will be enforced March 1, 2019 for all previously licensed dogs. License must be issued in the name of an adult member of the household.


In accordance with the State Department of Health, we can not issue a dog license for a dog if the date of their rabies certificate expires before November 1st of the current year. You can attend any rabies clinic in the State of New Jersey. Please consult your newspaper for a scheduled rabies clinic in any municipality in the State of New Jersey, but you must purchase their license in Upper Freehold Township.

If your dog had a license in Upper Freehold the previous year, you will receive your renewal form in the mail during the last two weeks in December. Please be sure to include a self-addressed stamped envelope for the return of your dog license. If this is the first time you are licensing your dog in Upper Freehold Township, please fill out the application enclosed with proof of updated rabies, neutering information and return to Upper Freehold Township, Animal Control, 314 Route 539, Cream Ridge, NJ 08514

Fees are as followsNon Spayed/Neutered
License Fee$6.30$6.30
N.J. Registration Fee1.001.00
N.J. Pilot Clinic Fee0.200.20
N.J. Pet Population Control3.00

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Office Hours

UFT Animal Control Hours
Monday – Thursday
8:30 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Contact Us

Upper Freehold Township
609-758-7738 ext. 224
Monday – Thursday
8:30 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.

For other times or Emergencies, call:

Jackson Animal Control
732-928-1200 ext. 296

After hours (Sat & Sun)
Jackson Police Dept

Born to be Wild

Wildlife is born to be wild.

If you care, leave them alone.