Legislator Rath announces free rabies clinic will be held May 25

Erie County Legislator Edward A. Rath, III, R-Amherst, 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 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, May. 25, at the Amherst Highway Garage, located at 1042 N. Forest Road, Amherst.


“It is the responsibility of pet owners to protect their animals and community by getting the rabies vaccination for their pet,” Legislator Rath said. “This clinic is provided free of charge to the pet owner.”


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 information, please call Legislator Rath at 633-0617 or email edward.rath@erie.gov.

Legislator Rath


Phone: (716) 858-8676
Fax: (716) 858-8818

Legislator Edward A. Rath III - District 6
Old Erie County Hall
92 Franklin Street, 4th Floor
Buffalo, NY 14202