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Contact: Captain John D. Cartledge                                                                       FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Telephone: 413-587-1176


Northampton Police Rabies Vaccine Clinic


NORTHAMPTON, Massachusetts (March 18, 2016)- On Saturday, April 02, 2016 the Northampton Police in conjunction with the North King Animal Clinic will hold a rabies vaccine clinic. This clinic will be at the Smith Vocational School, Building D, 80- Locust St, Northampton. The clinic will run from 12:30-1:30 p.m. All dogs must be on leashes and cats must be in carriers. Pet owners seeking a 3-year vaccine must bring proof of valid rabies certificate. Animals three months or older who have never received the vaccine are eligible to receive a 1-year rabies vaccine. The cost of the clinic will be $15.00 (cash only).


Massachusetts state law Chapter 140, Section 145B requires that all dogs, cats and ferrets 6-months or older be vaccinated against rabies by a licensed veterinarian.