If a citizen needs to find a home for a pet, will Animal Control pick it up?

No. Hamilton Township Animal Control acts as a referral agency. They will gladly take necessary information and refer residents to various Rescue Groups.

Phone Numbers:

  • Animal Friends for Education and Welfare: 609-448-5322
  • Friends of Homeless Animals: 609-921-8133
  • Animal Rescue Force: 732-257-7559
  • Rescue Pets: 609-278-6857
  • Stray Cats: 609-462-7177
  • Animal Allies: 609-737-2380
  • Pet Rescue of Mercer website (email only)
  • Hope for the Animals: 215-9456204
  • Animal Alliance: 609-635-7006
  • Animals in Distress: 609-585-5442
  • All 4 the Dogs: 609-443-4386

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1. Are there any low cost spay/neuter clinics for cats and dogs?
2. Can you provide me with the name and contact information for Rescue Groups?
3. Does Hamilton Township offer presentations to schools and community organizations on animal issues?
4. How do I report a lost/found animal?
5. If a citizen needs to find a home for a pet, will Animal Control pick it up?
6. Is there a leash law?
7. What animal control issues require that I contact Animal Control immediately?
8. What can be done if a neighbor's pet is loose and creating a nuisance?
9. What happens if I need animal control service after hours Monday through Friday, week-ends or holidays?
10. What is the law regarding animals creating a noise nuisance?
11. What should I do if I see an injured, sick or expired animal?
12. Are chickens allowed in Hamilton?