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REMINDER: Lake County Animal Services' free rabies vaccine clinic for dogs and cats is Saturday

RELEASE DATE: December 5, 2007

TAVARES — The Lake County Department of Public Safety, Animal Services Division, is hosting a free rabies vaccination clinic for dogs and cats on Saturday, Dec. 8, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Animal Services facility, located at 28123 County Road 561 in Tavares.

The first clinic held in September was an overwhelming success as a line of waiting local residents and their pets quickly formed for the free service.

"We had 715 people go through the door within six hours," said Marjorie Boyd, Director of the Animal Services Division. "We gave 416 vaccinations to dogs and cats and issued 520 County licenses."

The rabies vaccination and certificate are free to Lake County residents. To be eligible for the free shots, residents must purchase a County pet license. For a spayed or neutered pet, the license is $5 and for a pet that is not spayed or neutered the license is $11. Only cash will be accepted at the event.

Pets brought to the shelter for the vaccination clinic are required to be either on a leash or in a carrier. For more information about the rabies vaccination clinic, call the Lake County Animal Services Division at (352) 343-9688. Animal Services is open for pet adoptions Monday-Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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