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Low cost rabies and microchip clinics scheduled for October and November

Post Date:09/30/2019 2:26 PM

Contact Keri Zaleski
(815)-334-4456; cell (815)-236-3238

Crystal Lake IL. – Is your pet due for a rabies vaccination or in need of microchipping? Schedule an appointment with the McHenry County Animal Control and Adoption Center (MCAC) for one of three clinics this fall.

Held at the MCAC Office, 100 N Virginia Street, Crystal Lake, IL, the low-cost clinics are set for Wednesday, October 2 from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m., Thursday, October 3rd from noon until 2 p.m. and Thursday, November 7th from noon until 2 p.m. Appointments are necessary and can be made by calling MCAC at 815-459-6222.

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.

All owners must verify that their pet 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. 

For more information on rabies, registration fees, microchips, and adoption specials, visit the McHenry County Department of Health Veterinary Public Health Division section at 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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