Granville County Animal Control will be offering free rabies vaccines for dogs and cats on Saturday, Feb 29. From 9 a.m. until 10:30 a.m., residents can bring their pets to Gazebo Park in Butner for one and three year vaccinations.
North Carolina rabies law (NCGS 130A-185) requires that all owned dogs, cats and ferrets are to be vaccinated against rabies by four months of age, and that rabies vaccinations should be kept current. On Feb. 29, one-year vaccinations will be available for all dogs and cats over this age requirement. Pet owners must bring proof of prior rabies vaccination to receive the three-year option. Accepted proof of vaccination is the paper certificate provided by the pet’s veterinarian when the shot was administered. (A rabies tag will not be accepted as proof).
Granville County Animal Control offers a reminder that all cats must be in a carrier and all dogs must be leashed to receive this free service. Vaccinations will be administered on a first-come, first-served basis.
Gazebo Park is located at 416 Central Avenue in Butner. For questions, please contact the Granville County Animal Shelter at 919-693-6749.