Point Edward, ON – Several low-cost rabies vaccination clinics will be held across Lambton County beginning the end of March and continuing into May.
The clinics are open to all cats and dogs, three (3) months of age and older. Animals must be in good health and not vaccinated within the last year. Only rabies vaccine will be offered, except for in Sarnia where microchipping is available for an additional $20 fee.
Animals must be leashed or contained. The cost is $25 per animal (cash only).
Clinic locations include:
- Rutherford: Public Works Garage, 4590 Lambton Line
March 30, 9 a.m.-noon
- Cairo: Public works Garage, 1345 Cairo Rd.
April 6, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 am
- Florence: Dawn-Euphemia Community Centre, 6213 Mill St.
April 6, 1 pm.-3 pm
- Alvinston: Public Works Garage, 8073 Lorne St.
April 13, 1 p.m.-3 pm
- Sarnia: Sarnia Humane Society, 131 Exmouth St.
April 13, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
- Oil Springs: Fire Hall, 4589 Oil Springs Line
May 4, 9 a.m.-11 a.m.
- Enniskillen: Township Garage, 4465 Rokeby Line
May 25, 9 a.m.-11:00 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. Vaccinating pets is important to prevent the spread of rabies.
For more information call 519-383-8331, 1-800-667-1839, or visit www.lambtonhealth.on.ca.
Public Health Inspector
County of Lambton
519-383-8331 ext. 3578