For Immediate Release
Contact: Amy Ventetuolo
Reno, Nev. March 8, 2019. Washoe County Regional Animal Services (WCRAS) is serving seniors by holding a Free Vaccination and Microchip Clinic for pet owners age 60 and over with a Nevada ID.
Free Vaccination and Microchip Clinic
WHAT: Free vaccinations, microchips and (first-time) licensing clinic hosted by WCRAS. License
renewals are $8.00.
WHEN: Tuesday, March 12, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
WHERE: Reno-Sparks Livestock Events Center, Exhibit Hall, 1350 N. Wells Ave., Reno, NV 89512
CONTACT: Washoe County Regional Animal Services: (775) 353-8900
WCRAS staff and contract veterinarian will be on-site to provide vaccinations and microchipping for the pets of seniors in Washoe County. Core vaccinations being offered are: Canine Distemper/Parvo and Rabies vaccinations and Canine Bordetella (kennel cough) booster vaccination is $20.00.and Feline FVRCP and Rabies vaccinations are $10.00. Dog license renewals will be $8.00. Per Washoe County Code, Chapter 55.390, no more than three dogs and seven cats are permitted per residence without a variance permit. Please do not bring your dog on a retractable leash and all cats must be in a cat carrier.
Dogs over four months of age are required to be licensed and WCRAS will provide the first license for free. If it is not a first time license, renewal licenses are $8.00 for seniors.
Free microchips are available for both dogs and cats during at this event as well as at WCRAS’ location Monday-Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. year round. For more information, please visit: https://www.washoecounty.us/animal/news_and_events/events_and_clinics.php
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