Animal Control

  • Report all animal bites immediately to the Health Department.
  • An Animal Control Officer is available to respond to all animal emergencies:  The Somerset Regional Animal Shelter is open to the public 7 days a week from 11AM-4PM and from 11AM-7PM on Wednesdays.  They are located at 100 Commons Way, Bridgewater, NJ and can be reached at 908-725-0308.  For after hour emergencies, call the Manville Police Department at 908-725-1900.

  • All dogs and cats seven months or older must be licensed. New Jersey law requires proof of rabies vaccination for a license to be issued. Dog and cat licenses can be obtained at each Borough Hall, or through the mail.