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Low cost rabies vaccination and microchip clinics offered in honor of Public Health Week

Appointments available in Crystal Lake by calling McHenry County Animal Control

Post Date:03/11/2019 8:39 AM


March 11, 2019
Contact Keri Zaleski
(815)-334-4456; cell (815)-236-3238

Crystal Lake IL. – Is your pet due for a rabies vaccination? Schedule an appointment with the McHenry County Department of Health Animal Control (MCAC) Division for one of two clinics during the first week of April. In recognition of Public Health Week, low cost rabies vaccination and microchip clinics will be conducted for McHenry County residents on Wednesday, April 3rd from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., and Thursday, April 4th from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. 

Appointments are necessary and can be made by calling MCAC at 815-459-6222. All owners must verify that their dog has not bitten anyone in the past 10 days. Pets must be leashed or in carriers. If your pet requires a muzzle, please put it on prior to the event. Please do not bring animals that are in heat. For everyone’s safety, it is strongly suggested that children not attend this busy event. 

Rabies vaccinations are $15 for one year or $30 for three years. Registration tags are required by law; registration fees are separate and required at time of rabies vaccination. Discounts for senior residents and for pets previously spayed or neutered apply. To help ensure that your pet can be identified in an emergency, microchips are available for $15.

For more information on rabies, registration fees, microchips, and adoption specials please visit: www.mcdh.info. There is no cure for rabies, and it is almost always fatal. Rabies vaccinations provide your pet with the best protection against this disease. 

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