Free rabies clinics offered


T he Washington County Department of Public Health will hold a series of rabies clinics over the next eight months.

The first of these clinics, which are completely free, will be held on Saturday, March 23 at the Salem Town Barn on Rexleigh Road. A second clinic will be held on Saturday, April 13, at the Whitehall Town Highway Garage.

Other clinics will be held throughout the county on a monthly basis through November. All clinics will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. A complete schedule of clinics is available at www.co.washington.ny.us.

Experts recommend that all dogs and cats be vaccinated against rabies at 3 months of age and re-vaccinated one year later, and every three years thereafter. Ferrets should be also be vaccinated at 3 months old and then every year thereafter.

Anybody attending one of the clinics is asked to bring proof of any previous rabies vaccinations.

Vaccines are administered in accordance with the National Association of State Public Health Veterinarians. All pets need to be on a leash or in a carrier.

Comments

comments


Tags: , ,

Canal maintenance finished, Lock 12 reopening

Lock_12_of_the_Champlain_Canal_in_Whitehall,_NY

By Jay Mullen After months of waiting, Lock 12 of the Champlain Canal will be reopening Friday, Aug. 6, at […]

North Country FreePress, August 7, 2020

Lakes Region FreePress, August 7, 2020

Whitehall Times 8.6.20

Granville Sentinel 8.6.20

New committee leadership for Horace Greeley Foundation

Local writers, teachers and business professionals were appointed to lead committees at a recent board meeting of the Horace Greeley […]

Lake St. Catherine Association receives grant to prevent introduction of and combat invasives

Eurasian water milfoil

After a long delay due to pandemic and funding concerns the Lake St. Catherine Association has finalized grant funding from […]

Castleton Free Library plans new elevator

Castleton library addition

At its meeting on July 27, the Castleton select board approved a resolution in support of preparing an application to […]

Sales of Fair Haven pet mayor’s merchandise benefit playground fund

116843231_755163675230016_1997095847135609646_n

Last Saturday, Fair Haven’s Pet Mayor Murfee spent some time in Fair Haven’s park overseeing the sale of face masks […]

East Poultney Day to honor 19th Amendment

Historian Carrie Brown

To help celebrate this year’s East Poultney Day, on Saturday, Aug. 8, the Poultney Historical Society will host a free […]

Three drunk drivers nabbed in one day

police lights

By Matthew Saari Granville police had their hands full during the closing days of July, arresting three local men and […]

Municipal center vote site will require wearing masks

vote-button-hi-res-web

By Jay Mullen The Village Municipal Center will be the sole location for the upcoming Granville village election on Tuesday, […]