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SPCA, Regional Animal Services Team Up for Free Rabies Vaccination, Microchipping Clinics

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 From Washoe County Regional Animal Services:

The SPCA of Northern Nevada and Washoe County Regional Animal Services will co-host two clinics this week offering pet owners free rabies vaccination and microchip services for their pets.

Both clinics will be held at Miguel Ribera Park on Neil Road in Reno. The first on Wednesday, June 25, 2014, from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., and the second on Saturday, June 28, 2014, also from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

These free rabies vaccination and microchip clinics are open to all Washoe County pet owners.

This is the second time this year that the SPCA and Washoe County Regional Animal Services have partnered to offer the public free vaccination and microchipping clinics. 

“It is important for the SPCA, and it is one of our missions, to ensure dogs have a rabies vaccination,” SPCA Director Tom Jacobs said. “And who better to partner with than Washoe County Regional Animal Services. It is for the pet’s benefit and for the benefit of our community”.

“Joint outreach efforts such as this gives both our agencies an opportunity to work together toward a common goal of greater public safety and animal welfare,” Regional Animal Services Director Barry Brode said.

The SPCA will have their mobile Spay and Neuter van on-site along with their Licensed Veterinarian to oversee the rabies vaccination process. They will also be offering other low-cost vaccinations during this event. 

Washoe County Regional Animal Services will have their Mobile Command Center on-site along with their Licensed Veterinarian Technician and staff members to assist with microchipping.

A grant provided by Maddie’s Fund has covered the costs associated with the Rabies Vaccination and the microchips.  “Both the SPCA and Animal Services are grateful for the unwavering support of Maddie’s Fund.  We appreciate their commitment to the welfare of our community as well as the animals that play such an important role in our lives,” Brode said.

From Washoe County Regional Animal Services

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