EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – This Saturday, November 6, the El Paso County Department of Animal Welfare will be offering 200 free vaccines and microchips to animals through a drive-through pet welfare clinic.
Sponsored by the Petco Love Foundation, the full-scale clinic will take place at 1:00 p.m. (while supplies last) at 1331 Fabens Drive.
“El Paso County Animal Welfare Officers have already vaccinated 250 community-owned pets at their Pet Welfare Clinic at no cost. From now on, 200 more animals will be vaccinated,
El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Released
The organizers remind participants that animals must remain in the vehicle, that all dogs must be kept on a leash and that cats must be placed in a secure transport cage when visiting the clinic while driving.
Dogs will receive a vaccine against parvo / distemper, while cats will receive a vaccine against feline viral rhinotracheitis, calicivirus and panleukopenia (FVRCP).
Cats and dogs will also receive an electronic chip. Pets can also receive a RABIES vaccine from the veterinarian, Dr. Alvaro Medina.
Animals must be six weeks or older to receive vaccines.
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