Health Department Press Releases

Free Rabies Clinic:

Mayor Vergano is pleased to announce that Wayne Township will be holding a Free Rabies Clinics for both dogs and cats on Saturday, November 6th at the Wayne Township Municipal Garage located on Dey Road from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Appointments are available below but are not required. Masks and social distancing will be required at all times. We are asking that no more than two (2) people per pet attend. Dogs must be restrained with a non-retractable leash to allow quick and easy transfer to the veterinarian or technician for vaccination. Cats must be transported in suitable carriers or containers to prevent escape. 
Proof of 2021 license is required. Residents having failed to license their dogs/cats for 2021 may do so after Wayne's Rabies Clinic by going to the Citizen Self-Service Portal. If your dog is spayed or neutered, the proof is needed to obtain the reduced fee of $13.20. A license fee of $16.20 is expected if your dog has not been spayed or neutered. License fee for cats is $8.00 for neutered/spayed and $15.00 for non-neutered/non-spayed. A $10.00 late fee will be charged for each animal anytime after February 15th. Copies of all certificates showing proof of rabies, spaying, or neutering will be returned. To book your appointment today, please click the button below:
Rabies Clinic
Pet Portraits with Santa:

Mayor Vergano and The Alan Purcell Wayne Township Animal Shelter are pleased to announce: 15th Annual Pet Portraits with Santa! Proceeds to benefit the Wayne Animal Shelter Sunday, November 7, 2021 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF VENUE: Captain Michael Kilroy Memorial Park 6 Concord Place Wayne, NJ Santa is making a special trip to meet your pet! Pets of all types are invited to sit for portraits with Santa, conducted by Patterson Photography Studio! Due to COVID restrictions, pet families may sit for a portrait without Santa. Appointments are recommended please click the "Book Now" to schedule an appointment. Everyone attending will be required to wear a mask and social distance. The sitting fee is $20, which includes a 5” x 7” portrait. Other photo packages are available. The portrait or photo packages will be available for pick up at the Wayne Animal Shelter the week of December 6th. Cash or checks only. To book your appointment today, please click the button below:
Pet Portraits