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Low-cost rabies clinics for your pets

Oct 21, 2013
Four more low-cost rabies clinics remain in the annual campaign to have pets vaccinated against the disease. Clinics will be taking place in Oro, Rama, Angus, Tottenham, Hawkestone and Essa.

­­­SIMCOE MUSKOKA - Four more low-cost rabies clinics remain in the annual campaign to have pets vaccinated against the disease.

Clinics will be taking place in Oro, Rama, Angus, Tottenham, Hawkestone and Essa.

It’s not just good sense to get your pet vaccinated: it’s the law. Pet owners have an important role to play in preventing animal bites and reducing the risk of transmission of rabies by taking the following precautions.

  • Don’t allow pets to wander, particularly at night.
  • Keep a distance from unfamiliar animals, particularly ones that appear sick.
  • Don’t feed wildlife.
  • Take measures to keep bats out of your home.
  • Make sure dog and cat rabies vaccinations are up-to-date (check with your veterinarian).

Pet owners in Muskoka are welcome to take advantage of the clinics. The clinic in Rama Township is the closest to Muskoka.

For clinic schedules and locations, visit www.simcoemuskokahealth.org or call Your Health Connection at 705-721-7520 or 1-877-721-7520 weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

 

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