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Dog and Cat Licenses

Animal Regulations



·         Dead Animals on Public property; leave an accurate a location INCLUDING TOWN. Dead animals are picked up by Tyco Monday through Friday only. On weekends, call Hawthorne Police @973-427-1800 and someone will be dispatched to remove the dead animal. 

·         Dead animals on private property; Residents are responsible for any fee to remove the dead animal from private property. To have the animal removed, call Tyco as described above. DO NOT CALL THE POLICE TO REMOVE A DEAD ANIMAL FROM PRIVATE PROPERTY. 

·         Nuisance Wildlife; As with dead animal removal on private property, Tyco Animal Control Services charges a fee for trapping wildlife on private property. Use the number as listed above and leave a message. Tyco will contact you regarding your wildlife nuisance. 

·         Owned Animals; Same as above. Call Tyco, leave a message and Tyco will return your call and attempt to resolve your issue. 

·         Lost Pet; Same as above. Call, leave message and Tyco will return your call and attempt to help you find your pet. All stray dogs or cats will be returned to their owners at the Police Headquarters. 

Tyco Animal Control Services

 The Borough of Hawthorne contracts with Tyco Animal Control Services.  All inquires should be made to this line, which is answered by a machine.