The Nashoba Associated Boards of Health, in cooperation with local veterinarians, will provide rabies immunization for dogs and cats.

All dogs and cats over six months of age, not previously immunized, and those with a green bell (2011) rabies tag, must be immunized. The vaccine provided at Nashoba clinics is effective for three years for dogs and cats over one year of age and currently immunized.

Dogs and cats between the ages of 6 and 12 months and those who have let their immunizations lapse must receive a booster within one year of the initial inoculation. They are then protected for three years.

ALL DOGS AND CATS MUST BE IMMUNIZED AGAINST RABIES.

Cats must be brought in cages or closed boxes during the last half of any clinic. The tag for 2014 will be an orange oval. The charge per immunization is $15. Residents of Nashoba member towns may attend any of the following clinics. All pet owners must present to participating veterinarian proof of current vaccination to receive a three-year rabies vaccination. Failure to do so will result in your pet receiving a one-year vaccination.

TOWN/VETERINARIAN/DATE/TIME/PLACE

Ayer, Trenholm, Sat., March 15, 9-10 a.m., Ayer Animal Hospital, 196 W. Main St., Ayer.

Harvard, Trenholm, Sat., March 22, 9-10 a.m., Harvard Town Garage.

Townsend/Smith/Sat., March 15, 9-11 a.m., West Townsend.

Shirley/Norelli/Sat., March 8, 9-11 a.m., Shirley Animal Hospital.


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