A free rabies vaccination clinic for pets will be held on Saturday, Oct. 24 at the Public Safety Building, located at 505 Main St., Poughkeepsie from 8am to noon, according to the Dutchess County Department of Behavioral & Community Health.
This clinic will offer Dutchess County residents the opportunity to obtain rabies shots free of charge for their dogs, cats, and domestic ferrets 3 months of age and older; proof of residency is required. Non-residents will be charged a $10 fee per pet.
Pre-registration is required and can be completed by visiting dcspca.org or by calling 845-452-7722, x417. No walk-ins will be accommodated.
All dogs must be on leashes; cats and domestic ferrets must be in carriers. Vaccinations will be good for three years for pets with proper proof of a prior immunization. For those without proof, the vaccination will be good for one year.