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Low-Cost Rabies Vaccination Clinic

Posted on 10/10/2012 by Tim Jennings

Low-Cost Rabies Vaccination Clinic

The Forsyth County Rabies Clinic Committee offers low-cost rabies clinics for cats, dogs, and ferrets over 3 months of age in the Spring and Fall of each year. The Fall 2012 Clinic is scheduled for Saturday, October 20, 2012.

Who is Eligible

Dogs, cats and ferrets over 3 months of age. We will vaccinate pets from Forsyth and other counties in North Carolina.

Cost:

The cost to vaccinate each pet is $5.00

Clinic Hours:

11:00 am to 3 pm

Location:

The clinic will be held at the Dixie Classic Fairgrounds Cattle Barn (Gate 9 on 27th Street)

Other Information:

It is required that dogs be on leashes, cats and ferrets be in carriers. If you do not have a carrier, loaners are available. For more information call 703-3110 or contact Animal Control 703-2480.

BASIC PET OWNER RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Keep vaccinations up-to-date for all dogs, cats and ferrets. This requirement is important not only to keep your pets from getting rabies, but also to provide a barrier of protection to you, if your animal is bitten by a rabid wild animal.
  • License your pet. The licensing registration provides a local database of pets rabies vaccination record. Licensing is mandated for all dogs and cats. Registration is only $5.00 per year for spayed or neutered animals.
  • Keep your pets under direct supervision so they do not come in contact with wild animals. If your pet is bitten by a wild animal, seek veterinary assistance for the animal immediately.
  • Call your local animal control agency to remove any stray animals from your neighborhood. They may be unvaccinated and could be infected by the disease.
  • Spay or neuter your pets to help reduce the number of unwanted pets that may not be properly cared for or regularly vaccinated.