Polk County Animal Control will hold a Rabies Clinic from 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday, April 28 at the Mill Spring Volunteer Fire Dept. at 145 Old Rutherfordton Road in Mill Spring.
Dr. Kelly Sulik, DVM and her Animobile will be on site administering the vaccinations. Rabies vaccinations will be $8 each for all animals, including equines. For the three-year rabies vaccine, you must have proof of a current rabies vaccination. DA2PP and FVRCP vaccinations are $12 each.
In accordance with North Carolina law, all dogs, cats and ferrets must be kept currently vaccinated against rabies. Although it is not required by law, horses should be kept currently vaccinated, too.
Pursuant to Polk County Ordinances, you can be cited for not having the required rabies vaccination of your dog or cat and for your animal not wearing its vaccination tag and certification. Citation fines are $100 each.
More about Polk County Animal Control can be found online here and by calling (828) 894-3001.