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Animal Control Services
The State of New Jersey requires all municipalities to have a certified animal control officer(s) to enforce the provisions of N.J.S.A. 4:19-16.16.
The Jersey Shore Animal Center currently provides animal control services for the Township of Brick and the Borough of Mantoloking. We respond to calls and complaints from the public concerning lost, stray, or injured domestic animals. We also respond to calls concerning suspected rabid wild or domestic animals. We are on a 24 hour on-call service for emergencies.
Jersey Shore Animal Center functioning as Animal Control Officers: 
  • Response – to calls and complaints from the public or law enforcement officials concerning lost, stray, or injured domestic animals.
  • Capture – of stray domestic animals by trained and certified personnel using proper equipment.
  • Investigation – into reports of bite incidents by domestic animals to humans.
  • Evaluation – of animals captured or picked up as to the need for veterinary care.
  • Transportation- of captured animals to the impoundment facility (JSAC) in a vehicle meeting state standards.
  • Record Keeping – to properly document all calls as to animals picked up.
Jersey Shore Animal Center functioning as an impoundment facility (shelter):
  • Maintenance – of impounded animals under sanitary conditions.
  • Reclaim – reuniting impounded animals with their rightful owners.
  • Evaluation – of unclaimed, impounded and surrendered animals as to their suitability for adoption.
  • Adoption – of selected unclaimed, impounded and surrendered animals.
  • Record Keeping – of the intake and disposition of all impounded and surrendered animals.
  • Acceptance – of unwanted animals surrendered by residents of Brick or Mantoloking for humane placement.
  • Euthanasia – An animal that is brought into our shelter is dependent upon its health and temperament. A fractious or very ill animal will be euthanized at the Jersey Shore Animal Center's discretion.
  • Disposal – of the remains of euthanized animals. 


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