Erie County Department of Health schedules sites in Tonawanda & City of Buffalo
What better time than National Pet Day (April 11) to announce the schedule of free rabies vaccination clinics in May? The Erie County Department of Health has opened registration for two rabies vaccine clinic sites clinics.
•Saturday, May 7, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Town of Tonawanda Highway Garage, 450 Woodward Ave., Kenmore (between Sheridan and Kenmore). Register at www.erie.gov/health/rabies.
•Saturday, May 21, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Buffalo Public School #84 (parking lot), 462 Grider St. (behind ECMC Hospital). Register at www.erie.gov/health/rabies.
Appointments are required. A limited number of appointments are available. Individuals who are unable to access online registration may call 716-961-6800 or 716-858-2929 during business hours to schedule an appointment.
Pet owners must make an appointment in order to attend these clinics. Up to three pets will be accepted per appointment. No walk-ins will be accepted.
Dogs, cats and ferrets 3 months of age and older are eligible for a vaccination. Pet owners are asked to bring proof of vaccination with them to the event in order to receive a three-year vaccination certificate; otherwise, a one-year certificate will be given.
Pets must be secured with a collar and leash or restrained in a carrier. Pet owners should limit the number of people in the vehicle. Masks are encouraged, but not required.
ECDOH thanks the Niagara Frontier Veterinary Society, the Medaille College veterinary technology program, the SPCA Serving Erie County and Erie County SMART for providing volunteers and support in coordinating these free rabies vaccination clinics.
√ ECDOH, rabies: http://www.erie.gov/health/rabies
√ ECDOH, Division of Environmental Health: 716-961-6800