Rabies Clinic?

Does anyone know if the Mobile Rabies Vaccine program is coming back to Malden? Last yr we brought our dog to the firehouse on Salem St to have his rabies vaccine done. It was done by North Shore Animal Hosp. I called them to ask and the ladies up front have no idea when it will come back. I was advised by my dogs vet that if I do not have it done before the one yr Mark of last yrs that I could" get in trouble" . The mobile clinic was only $10.00 vs an average of $35.00+ at the local vets. Any definite answer would be great. ( shaking head at how North Shore Animal Hosp doesn't know by now) Thanks in advance~
chris kosta March 27, 2014 at 08:15 AM
Hi, Info is on Malden site. Rabies Clinics Next scheduled Clinic is going to be on Saturday, April 5th, 2014 from 9am-11am at the Central Fire Station. Bi-annual rabies clinics are held at the Central Fire Station (at Salem and Sprague Streets) each September and April. The fee is $10.00 per dog or cat. Dogs must be on a leash and cats must be in a carrier. Actual clinic dates will be posted here and in the What's News section of the City's web site when scheduled. Section 9.25 Rabies Vaccination Required
chris kosta March 27, 2014 at 08:17 AM
Also---- SECTION 9.25A RABIES VACCINATION REQUIRED The owner of every dog or cat six months of age or older shall cause said dog or cat to be periodically vaccinated against rabies. Vaccinations shall be administered by a licensed veterinarian at intervals recommended by the manufacturer to assure continual immunity to rabies. Failure to comply with the provisions of this ordinance may be punished in the manner provided in Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 41, Section 21D by a fine of $50.00. Each twenty four hour period during which a violations exists shall constitute a separate offense for which an additional fine may be imposed.
kristen G March 27, 2014 at 08:17 AM
Oh thank you so much. I appreciate it. :)
cp March 27, 2014 at 01:11 PM
Typically the first rabbies vaccine shot is followed by a booster 1 year afterwards and then boosters every 3 years after that. Great job on remembering needing to get the booster!
Michael Singer March 28, 2014 at 07:55 AM
good info...i could use a booster shot myself!


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