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Posted on: September 19, 2022

Registration Open for next Washington County Public Health Rabies Clinic

Rabies Clinic Kingsbury 10-2022

Registration is now open for the next Washington County Rabies Clinic.

For the convenience of local pet owners, Washington County Public Health continues to conduct free rabies clinics that routinely are held from March through November annually. There is no charge for the vaccination, however donations are accepted.

The next "Drive-Thru" Rabies Clinic (By Appointment Only) will be held on Saturday, October, 1, 2022 at the Kingsbury Highway Garage, 1437 Vaughn Road, Hudson Falls, NY 12839.

You MUST register for the Clinic: Registration will take Monday-Friday, 8:30am-3:30pm by calling 518-746- 2400. Registration will end on Wednesday, September 28, 2022 at 3:30pm or sooner, if appointments are filled before then.

Check the schedule for future dates and locations. 2022 Rabies Schedule PDF

Keep the following in mind if you attend the Rabies Clinics:

  • Clinic is By Appointment ONLY.
  • Masks are required and should be worn the entire time.
  • Do not arrive earlier than 5 minutes before your scheduled appointment time. 
  • Must stay in vehicle until instructed to get pet out.
  • Pets/Owners are not allowed to walk around at the clinic site.
  • Have pets relieve themselves before arriving to clinic. 
  • Proof of their previous vaccination will need to be provided prior to clinic. (Tags do not count as proof of vaccination, you need the paperwork.)  Note: You can still register if you don't have the paperwork, however, your vaccination will be marked as a 1 year vaccination until you send proof of the previous vaccination.  Once proof of previous vaccination is produced, the vaccination will be changed to a 3 year vaccination. PDF of Directions to Change Certificate
  • Leave pets in your vehicle until it is their turn for vaccination.
  • All pets must be on a leash or in a carrier.
  • All Dogs and Cats should be vaccinated against rabies @ 3 months of age and re-vaccinated one year later, then every three years thereafter.
  • Ferrets should be vaccinated against rabies @ 3 months of age and re-vaccinated yearly thereafter.

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