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April 3, 2008
Thomasville-- We all want to make sure our pets get all the care they need. But sometimes things like annual vaccinations can slip our mind.
Carol Jones, Executive Director for the Thomasville-Thomas County Humane Society says, "People may have a lot of animals now, people are busy, it may be easy to forget this is an annual requirement by law." And if you don't follow that law, you could have to pay a hefty fine.
"Animal control has the right at any time to ask for proof of the rabies vaccine," says Jones. Your best bet is to make sure your pet has an up to date rabies vaccination tag on their collar at all times.
Dr. G. Leon Young who's organizing the clinic says besides the fact that it's a law, it's dangerous not to have your pet vaccinated. "Because the pets are out their associating with other wildlife, we would have the possibility you're pet may bring rabies home to you," says Young.
He says every year there are cases in Thomas county of possible rabies. That's why they've done the clinic every year for the past 30 years to make it easier on Thomas Countians. "The rabies clinics are set up for people who have a difficult time bringing their pet to town," says Young.
Jones adds, "This just makes it easy for people to be able to come in without having to make an appointment and the price is certainly right." For 1 animal it's $10 dollars, for 2 it's $9 each, and for 3 or more it's just $8 an animal.
"How many dogs they want to bring, cats, it doesn't matter. We will do whatever it takes to get the animals taken care of," Young says. After all, you're not only protecting your pets, you're protecting your home too.
The rabies clinic is set for next Saturday, April 12th. This is the list of times and locations:
Meigs: Police Station 9:00-10:00 A.M. Clanton, Malphus, Hodges
Ochlocknee: Police Station 10:15-11:15 A.M. Clanton, Malphus, Hodges
Coolidge: Police Station 11:30-12:30 P.M. Clanton, Malphus, Hodges
Boston: Police Station 9:00-10:00 A.M. Thomasville Animal Hospital
Barwick: City Hall 10:15-11:00 A.M. Thomasville Animal Hospital
Pavo: Water Tower 11:15-12:00 P.M. Thomasville Animal Hospital
Thomasville: Humane Society 9:00-11:30 A.M. Young's Veterinary Clinic