Erie County Legislator Edward Rath encourages pet owners whose pets are due for their rabies vaccination to attend an upcoming free rabies clinic for dogs, cats, and ferrets. Organized by the Erie County Department of Public Health, in partnership with the Niagara Frontier Veterinary Society and the SPCA, serving Erie County, the clinic is scheduled from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18, at the Erie Community College North Campus, Noonan Center Maintenance Garage, 6205 Main St. (off of Youngs Road or Tech Dr.), Amherst.
The following requirements must be met in order to receive the rabies vaccination:
• Pets must be at least 3 months old.
• Proof of previous rabies vaccination must be provided to receive a three-year certificate; otherwise a one-year certificate will be issued.
• All dogs, cats and ferrets must be restrained using a leash and/or pet carrier.
• No person shall be allowed to have more than three (3) pets in line at one time.