County rabies clinics begin this Saturday

  The dates, locations, and times of annual Rabies Clinics have been announced. The clinics will begin this Saturday, April 28th and will continue for the following three Saturdays.

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  The dates, locations, and times of annual Rabies Clinics have been announced. The clinics will begin this Saturday, April 28th and will continue for the following three Saturdays.

  Rabies and other vaccinations are being offered at various clinics throughout the county. Other pet medications will also be available. Animal diseases and animal bites (domestic and wild) have been on the rise, and owners are urged to take advantage of these clinics.

  By Indiana law, all dogs, cats, and ferrets must be vaccinated yearly for rabies. Owners can be cited for failure to comply with this law.

  Clinic dates and times include:

  — This Saturday April 28th, a veterinarian from the Moore Vet Clinic will be at the Switzerland County Fairgrounds in Vevay from 1-3 p.m.

  — On Saturday, May 5th, a veterinarian from the Rising Sun Veterinary Clinic will be at the church in Bennington from noon to 1 p.m.; then at the park in Mount Sterling from 1:30-2 p.m.; then at the church in Center Square from 2:30-3 p.m.

  — On Saturday, May 12th, a veterinarian from the Rising Sun Veterinary Clinic will be in the Ohio Valley Land Development at Ash Street and Big Bone Drive from 1-1:30 p.m.; then at the Patriot Town Hall from 1:45-2:15 p.m.; then at the firehouse in Florence from 2:30-3:30 p.m.; then in Markland from 3:45-4:15 p.m.; and finally at the Posey Township firehouse near Quercus Grove from 4:45-5:15 p.m.

  — On Saturday, May 19th, a veterinarian from the Rising Sun Veterinary Clinic will start at the firehouse in East Enterprise from noon to 1 p.m.; then at the Saddle Club in Fairview from 1:30-2 p.m.; and finally at the firehouse in Moorefield from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Residents of the Pleasant area should come to the Moorefield location.

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  For dogs: rabies only is $10; Rabies, Parvo, Distemper, and Lepto is $35; and Rabies, Parvo, Distemper, Lepto, and kennel cough is $45, which saves $10 overall.

  For cats: rabies only is $10; Rhinotracheitis, Calicivirus, panleukopenia, chlamydiosis, Leukemia, and Rabies is $40, which saves $5.

  Flea and tick prevention is also available for purchase at the clinics. Heartworm prevention will not be available.