Rabies Clinics Continue


Franklin County Animal Control, in conjunction with local veterinarians, Dr. Traci Helton and staff from Midtown Veterinary Services and Hospital, Dr. Harry Prince and staff from Town and Country Veterinary Hospital, as well as Drs. George and Ashley Bowers and staff from Animal Care Center, will be conducting clinics on Saturdays throughout the month of March. In addition to these scheduled community clinics, each of the four local veterinary offices (including Lakeside Veterinary Clinic) will be offering Walk-In rabies vaccinations to any healthy dog or cat during their regular office hours at the discounted price. No appointment is necessary.
The Tennessee Anti-Rabies Law states that dogs and cats may be vaccinated as early as three months of age and must be vaccinated by 6 months of age to be compliant with the law, so please come take advantage of the discount!
For every Saturday in the month of March, rabies clinics will be set up at community centers, churches, and parks across the county. Efforts have been made in recent years to offer clinics on the outskirts of the county in order to be more accessible to those residents and their pets. The two newest clinics are being held in Sherwood and on Keith Springs.
The cost of each rabies vaccination is only $12 per dog or cat. The goal of these clinics is to vaccinate as many dogs and cats as possible.
Saturday, March 9—Broadview from 8:30-9:45 a.m., at Bethel Methodist Church; Lexie Crossroads from 10:15-11 a.m., at Lexie Church; Estill Springs from 1–2 p.m., at the City Park; Capitol Hill from 2:15-2:45 p.m., at the Community Center;
Saturday, March 16—Old Salem from 8:30-9 a.m., at Salem House; Huntland from 9:30-10:30 a.m., at City Hall; Liberty from 11–11:45 a.m., at Liberty Community Center; Winchester Springs from 1:30-2:15 p.m., at the Church of Jesus Christ (Old School); Center Grove from 2:30-4 p.m., at the Community Center;
Saturday, March 23—Keith Springs from 9–10 a.m., at the Community Center; Belvidere from 10:30–11:30 a.m., at the Community Center;
Saturday, March 30—Winchester from 9–11 a.m., at the Board of Education Special Services (Old Health Department).
For more information call 967-5389 or one of the county veterinary offices.