Rabies clinic stays busyBy Bruce Whetten
High Desert Veterinary Service in conjunction with the City of Douglas Police and Animal Control Dept. held a rabies vaccination clinic this past Saturday at the 10th Street Park.
The event had not been announced to the local media. Despite that close to 100 dogs and cats were vaccinated in a six-hour period Saturday. City of Douglas licenses which are required by law were also available for purchase.
An another clinic will be held Feb. 23 followed by another March 23 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. also at Castro Park.
Rabies vaccination shots for dogs and cats will be offered for $20; $25 for most other annual boosters and $35 for the rabies and distemper combo.
Rabies vaccinations are required by state law and must be given by a licensed veterinarian. By vaccinating pets against rabies the public can protect itself from exposure to this fatal disease.
Call 364-3268 or 417-7567 for more information.
Wellness clinic Feb. 21-22
The City of Douglas Animal Shelter and the Santa Cruz Veterinary Clinic to hold low cost spay/neuter and wellness clinic on February 21 and 22.
Fees are cat neuter $25, dog neuter $75, cat spay $55, dog spay $85 up to 50 pounds, $100 50-100 pounds, $130 over 100 pounds.
Vaccination clinic will be from 2 – 4 p.m. no appointment necessary. All vaccines $15 each, deworming $15, toe nail trims $15 each and anal gland expression $15.
Dr. Neal takes appointments for other medical issues with pets.
No appointment necessary for surgery, drop off pet between 7-8 am pick up time from 4-5 p.m.
For financial assistance call Cochise County Humane Society at (520) 803-7385.
For additional information or to make an appointment call (520) 889-9643; clinic will be held at 2017 Rogers Ave.