Middle Township Mayor Tim Donohue announced that Middle Township is continuing the Biennial Dog Census that started in 2014. All dogs over six months of age must be licensed by January 31st of each year. A rabies vaccination that is current until November 1st of the licensing year is required to receive a license. A dog that wears a proper license can be easily returned, free of charge, to its owner if it is found. Recovering a lost dog at the shelter can cost the pet owner at least $45 while a 1-year license costs under $12 and a 3-year license costs less than $36.