Animal Control Services

The Borough of Hawthorne contracts with Tyco Animal Control Services. Call Tyco at 201-652-4554 - all inquires should be made to this line, which is answered by a machine.

Dead Animals on Public Property

When finding a dead animal on public property, call Tyco at 201-652-4554 and please leave an accurate a location including the town. Dead animals are picked up by Tyco Monday through Friday only. On weekends, call Hawthorne Police at 973-427-1800 and someone will be dispatched to remove the dead animal.

Dead Animals on Private Property

Residents are responsible for any fee to remove the dead animal from private property. To have the animal removed, call Tyco as described above. Do not call the Police to remove a dead animal from private property.

Nuisance Wildlife

As with dead animal removal on private property, Tyco Animal Control Services charges a fee for trapping wildlife on private property. Call Tyco at 201-652-4554 and leave a message. Tyco will contact you regarding your wildlife nuisance.

Owned Animals

Call Tyco at 201-652-4554 and leave a message and Tyco will return your call and attempt to resolve your issue.

Lost Pet

Call 201-652-4554 and leave a message and Tyco will return your call and attempt to help you find your pet. All stray dogs or cats will be returned to their owners at the Police Headquarters.