MOUNT VERNON ó The Knox County Health Department and Knox County Animal Control are joining forces to sponsor a rabies immunization clinic Saturday, March 3 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Knox County Animal Shelter, 285 Columbus Road.
The clinic is for dogs, cats and ferrets. One-year and three-year vaccinations will be offered. Proof of last yearís vaccinations will be needed to receive the three-year vaccination.
Micro chipping will also be available.
No nursing, pregnant or sick animals will be treated. The clinic veterinarian will have the final say on whether an animal receives the rabies vaccination.
Dogs should be brought to the clinic on a leash; cats and ferrets should be contained in a carrier. Pet owners will be required to complete paperwork on site for record-keeping purposes. Vaccinated dogs will receive a rabies tag that can be attached to the animalís collar; cat and ferret owners will received a receipt for vaccine verification.
Dr. Greg Price and Dr. Amanda Rogers will be the veterinarians for the clinic.
The clinic will take place in the garage area at the dog shelter. Participants can enter through the front door. The animals will be vaccinated in a confined area to avoid pet escapes.
For charges or other information, contact the Knox County Animal Shelter at 393-6713.
Published on February 29, 2012