Low-Cost Clinic to Offer Affordable Vaccines and Microchips for Pets

June 11, 2014 • 228 views

The City of El Monte is partnering with the Society for California Veterinary Vaccine Care (SCVVC) to host a low-cost Rabies Vaccination and Microchip Clinic on Wednesday, June 18.
The Clinic, to be held on a first-come, first-served basis, will take place at Lambert Park, 11431 McGirk Ave., El Monte. Cats will be seen from 6 to 6:30 p.m. and dogs will be seen from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Microchips for dogs and cats will cost $25. This includes AVID PetTrac Registration and 24/7 Pet Lost & Found Hotline. De-worming for dogs and cats will cost $13-$15.
Available vaccines for dogs include rabies, DHPP, Bordetella and Lyme, ranging in price from $10 to $22. Cat vaccines include rabies, FVRCP and FELV, costing between $10 and $19. SCVVC accepts cash only.
Pet owners must be at least 18 years old to participate, all pets must be on leashes or in carriers, and only healthy and non-pregnant animals will be vaccinated. Each vaccine has a specific minimum age requirement.
The rabies vaccination will be good for one year. To receive a three-year rabies vaccine, bring a license tag, license renewal notice or prior rabies certificate.
Additional clinics will take place on September 10 and December 10.
For clinic participation requirements and other important pet health care information, visit www.scvvc.com. For licensing, pet adoptions and pet ordinance information, visit www.animalcare.lacounty.gov or call (877) 872-9738.

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