Pets in Glen Ridge, New Jersey

Thinking about moving to Glen Ridge, New Jersey, with a pet? Or, thinking about getting one now that you're in town? Here are some local resources to help you on your way.


  • Any owner of a dog seven months of age or older is required to annually apply for a dog license to the licensing clerk of the municipality in which he or she resides, according to the Official Website for the State of New Jersey
  • To apply for a dog license in Glen Ridge, complete this form,  and send a check or money order to the "Borough of Glen Ridge Animal Control Fund" at Borough of Glen Ridge, P.O. Box 66, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028. The fees are as follows: $18 for an altered dog (you must submit (re-submit) proof from veterinarian or clinic each year) and $21 for an unaltered dog. If you're paying after February 28th, there is an additional $10 fee. For additional information, visit the New Jersey Humane Society.


  • North Jersey Humane Society Rescue Center: This no-kill animal shelter serves the Glen Ridge community though it is managed by the town of Bloomfield. (973) 748-0194; 61 Bukowski Place, Bloomfield, NJ 07003.


  • There aren't any veterinarians in the immediate Glen Ridge area though minutes away there are several in nearby Bloomfield and Montclair.