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Posted on: July 7, 2021

Animal Control Contact Information

Attention all Maurice River Township Residents:


The Township Animal Control Officer for 2021 is Shore Animal Control.   Should you need to reach Shore Animal Control you should call 800-351-1822.  Shore Animal Control maintains “normal’ business hours Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.  


Should you receive Shore Animal Control’s voice messaging system you should leave a detailed message of what your call is about. 

The ‘detailed’ information should include: 

  • your name
  •  a contact phone number
  •  the address or location of where the animal concern is located 
  •  a description of the problem.  

Shore Animal Control receives notice that a voice message is pending and they will reply to you within 5-10 minutes.

After ‘normal’ business hours are for ‘emergencies’ only.  Emergencies” are described as injured or aggressive animals or found pets.  After hour response time for emergencies is approximately 30-60 minutes. 

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