Animal Control

Animal control services is a service provided by professionals who are highly trained in dealing with wild and domestic animals. If you have an issue with an animal that needs taken care of you can contact the Police Department

In the last few years, the Black Bear population has grown. With that, Bear sightings have also risen. In light of that fact, the New Jersey Fish and Wildlife Service, Madison Police Department, and the Township of Millburn Animal Control wants to inform the residents of Madison on how to deal with the rising bear population and sightings. Below is just a glimpse of the topics covered at the New Jersey Fish and Wildlife Bear Facts web site 

  • History of Black Bear in NJ
  • Black Bear Biology and Behavior
  • Research and Management
  • How to Avoid Attracting Bears
  • Facts for Homeowners
  • Facts for Outdoor Enthusiasts
  • Facts for Kids
  • Bear Safety Tips
  • Know the Bear Facts
  • Program and Publications
Recently, members of the community have been having issues with Coyotes. With the introduction of new wildlife in the area it is important to know what to do if you encounter a Coyote.

Coyotes can resemble a small German Shepherd with the exception of a long snout and bushy, black-tipped tail. Coyotes have occasionally attacked small pets, but attacks on humans are extremely rare.

Please review the New Jersey State Division of Fish and Wildlife Website for further information.