Henrico Police to offer rabies vaccinations for dogs, cats

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HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — The Henrico County Police Division will provide rabies vaccines for dogs and cats on Saturday, May 21.

Pet owners can bring their pets in for vaccines from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 21 at the Henrico County Government Center, located at 4301 E. Parham Road.

Pet owners must register and pay at the cashier’s office in the Administration Building before seeing a veterinarian on the first level of the adjacent parking deck.

Each vaccine costs $10 and must be paid in cash. A rabies tag and certificate of inoculation are included. Pets from all localities are welcome. Cats must be in carriers.

Under Virginia law, dogs and cats four months of age and older must be vaccinated for rabies.

Henrico dog licenses will be available. It costs $10 for a one-year license and $15 for a three-year license. Officers will be available to discuss license options and vaccination requirements.

For information, call the Animal Protection Unit at 804-727-8801.

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