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Low-cost rabies clinics announced

Point Edward, ON Several low-cost rabies vaccination clinics will once again be held throughout Lambton County beginning in late March and continuing into May.

These clinics are open to all cats and dogs over three (3) months of age. Animals must be restrained, in good health, and cannot have been vaccinated against rabies within the past year. The cost per animal is $30 and is payable in cash only.

“Vaccinating pets not only helps protect them from the rabies virus, but it also helps keep human populations safe,” said Lori Lucas, Supervisor of Health Protection. “These low-cost clinics offer an affordable way to add an extra buffer between humans and animals.”

Clinic locations and dates are as follows:

  • Brights Grove
    • Brights Grove Animal Hospital, 2684 Lakeshore Road
      • Saturday, Apr. 15, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • Brooke-Alvinston
    • Brooke-Alvinston-Inwood Community Centre, 3310 Walnut Street
      • Saturday, Apr. 15, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • Dawn-Euphemia
    • Rutherford Public Works Garage, 4590 Lambton Line
      • Saturday, Mar. 25, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
    • Dawn-Euphemia Community Centre, 6213 Mill Street, Florence
      • Saturday, Mar. 25, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    • Cairo Public Works Garage, 1345 Cairo Road
      • Saturday, Apr. 1, 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
  • Enniskillen
    • Enniskillen Works Garage, 4465 Rokeby Line
      • Saturday, May 13, 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
  • Oil Springs
    • Oil Springs Fire Hall, 4589 Oil Springs Line
      • Saturday, May 6, 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Rabies is a fatal, viral disease spread by the saliva of an infected animal such as a dog, cat, fox, raccoon, bat, livestock, etc. Saliva can enter the body through a bite or scratch. Owners of dogs and cats are required by law to vaccinate their pets against rabies.

For more information, visit or call 519-383-8331.


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