York Region and the Pefferlaw Association of Ratepayers (PAR) offer a low-cost rabies clinic to dog and cat owners
NEWMARKET – York Region Community and Health Services in partnership with the Pefferlaw Association of Ratepayers (PAR) will hold a low-cost rabies clinic.
Pet owners are encouraged to attend and have their dog or cat (over three months of age) vaccinated against rabies.
Rabies is a preventable viral disease that is most often transmitted through the bite or scratch of a rabid animal. Rabies vaccinations protect pets and humans around them from acquiring this disease. Without medical intervention, prior to the appearance of symptoms, rabies can be fatal.
When: Saturday, September 20th
10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Pefferlaw Firehall
270 Pefferlaw Road
Town of Georgina
Cost: $20 per vaccination (GST included)
Cash only please
For the safety of the pets and pet handlers, all animals brought to the clinic must be under control either on a leash or in a pet carrier. All pit bulls, any pit bull terrier, Staffordshire terrier, American pit bull terrier or a dog that has the appearance and physical characteristics that are substantially similar to the dogs referred to must also be muzzled.
For more information on this or any other health-related topic, please contact York Region
Health Connection at 1-800-361-5653.
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Media Contact: Jennifer Mitchell-Emmerson, Community and Health Services, York Region
Phone: 905 830-4444, ext. 1235 or After-hours Cell: 905 251-5553