Low-Cost Rabies Immunization Clinic Scheduled

Franklin County Public Health and the Columbus Academy of Veterinary Medicine are holding a low-cost rabies immunization clinic on Friday, January 31, 2020 for dogs and cats.  The clinic will be held from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Franklin County Fairgrounds (Ganyard Building), 4100 Columbia Street, Hilliard 43026.

The cost is $5.00 per pet, cash only and no appointment is necessary. All dogs and cats must be on a leash or in an animal carrier.

Pets between 3 months and 1 year of age or pets that have never been vaccinated will receive a 1 year rabies vaccination and tag.  Pets over 1 year old with proof of a prior rabies vaccination will receive a 3 year rabies vaccination and tag.  Proof of prior vaccination includes either a rabies vaccination certificate or a Franklin County/Columbus rabies tag.   If you are unable to provide proof of a prior vaccination, your pet will receive a 1 year rabies vaccination and tag.

All dogs and cats in Franklin County are required to be vaccinated against rabies and are required to wear their rabies tag.  Dog licenses will also be available for sale by the Franklin County Auditor’s Office, and Columbus Humane will provide microchip ID’s at this clinic ($15 each pet).  For more information, visit myfcph.org or call Franklin County Public Health at (614) 525-3160.