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Legislator Kevin Hardwick Announces Free Rabies Clinic on September 7


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Erie County Legislator Kevin Hardwick encourages pet owners to attend the County’s free rabies clinic for dogs, cats, and ferrets.

Organized by the Erie County Department of Public Health, in partnership with the Niagara Frontier Veterinary Society and the SPCA, serving Erie County, the clinic is scheduled from 3pm to 7pm on Wednesday, September 7, at the SPCA, 205 Ensminger Road, Tonawanda.

“Rabies vaccinations not only protect our beloved pets, but our community as well,” Legislator Hardwick said. “This clinic is provided free of charge to the pet owner and I highly recommend that pet owner take advantage of this opportunity.”

The following requirements must be met in order to receive the rabies vaccination: 

  • Pets must be at least 3 months old;
  • Proof of previous rabies vaccination must be provided to receive a three-year certificate, otherwise a one-year certificate will be issued;
  • All dogs, cats and ferrets must be restrained using a leash and/or pet carrier;
  • No person shall be allowed to have more than three (3) pets in line at one time.

For additional information, please call Legislator Hardwick at 873-3438 or email kevin.hardwick@erie.gov.