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Pet Vaccine Clinic Coming To Ag School Saturday

By Howard Ludwig | September 7, 2017 5:32am | Updated on September 8, 2017 10:51am
 A pet vaccine clinic will be held from 10 a.m.- 1 p.m. Saturday on the campus of the Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences in Mount Greenwood.
A pet vaccine clinic will be held from 10 a.m.- 1 p.m. Saturday on the campus of the Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences in Mount Greenwood.
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MOUNT GREENWOOD — A pet vaccine clinic will be held from 10 a.m.- 1 p.m. Saturday on the campus of the Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences in Mount Greenwood.

The event at 3857 W. 111th St. is open to all Chicago residents. Participating pets older than four months must have a current rabies vaccination and a city dog license, which costs $5 for neutered dogs and $50 for un-neutered dogs.

As for the available vaccinations, it costs $7 for DA2PPL, a vaccine that protects dogs against five different infectious agents, including distempter and adenovirus. It also costs $7 for FVRP, which protects cats against feline viral rhinotracheitis and other agents.

Rabies vaccine and micro chipping are also available for $15 at the cash-only clinic.

All dogs must be on a leash or in a pet carrier, and all cats must be in a carrier. Pet owners must be capable of handling their pets around other animals, and all pets requiring muzzles must wear one.

The event is hosted by Ald. Matt O'Shea (19th), state Sen. Bill Cunningham (D-Chicago), state Rep. Fran Hurley (D-Chicago) and the city's Animal Care and Control department. For more information, call the 19th Ward office at 773-238-8766.