September 22, 2005

Low cost rabies clinic available

NEWMARKET York Region Health Services in partnership with participating veterinary clinics is pleased to announce a low cost rabies clinic in the Town of Georgina.  Owners of dogs and cats are encouraged to attend and have their pets vaccinated against rabies. The charge for this service is $15 including GST. Details of the clinic are as follows:
Date:   October 1, 2005
Time:  10:00 am 2:00 pm
Location:  Pefferlaw Fire Hall
  270 Pefferlaw Road
  Pefferlaw, Georgina
Cost:  $15.00 (including GST)
  Cash Only Please
Please bring your dog or cat in a cage or on a leash and remember that pit bulls must be muzzled.
Rabies is a preventable viral disease most often transmitted through the bite or scratch of a rabid animal. Without medical intervention prior to the appearance of symptoms it can be fatal. Vaccinations for your pets will not only protect them from acquiring rabies but will also help protect your family if your pet is bitten by a rabid animal. Pet owners have a legal requirement to vaccinate dogs and cats over the age of three months.
For information on this or other health-related matters, contact York Region Health Services Health Connection at 1-800-361-5653 or visit

Kim Clark, York Region Health Services
905-830-4444 Ext. 4101

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