World Rabies Day is Saturday and municipal shelters throughout the country are hosting events to not only vaccinate but offer other services such as microchip, licenses and spay / neuter services.
Sacramento is no exception.
The Front Street Animal Shelter, located at 2127 Front Street, is offering microchips, free rabies vaccines and free new pet licenses all day Saturday.
And, pet adoptions through the weekend are just $20.
“Come help us set a world record while you check out our adoptable pets!” the staff wrote on the shelter’s Facebook page.
As of 4 p.m., more than 360 animals were microchipped, setting a world record, according to the staff. And, 30 animals were adopted during the event.
Other locations participating include:
- Abel Pet Clinic, Elk Grove
- Folsom City Lions Park
- Sacramento County Shelter
- Kittel Family Veterinary Practice
- Franklin Ranch Pet Hospital
- Placer County Animal Services (Auburn)
- El Dorado County Govt Complex (Placerville)
Charitable services are provided through the Sacramento Valley Veterinary Charitable Serviced Foundation.
To donate or for more information, see Sacramento Valley Veterinary Medical Association.