Wednesday, July 30, 2014

World Rabies Day hopes to set a record

El Dorado County Animal Services and The Sacramento Valley Veterinary Medical Association are coordinating the fourth annual World Rabies Day Event on Saturday, Sept. 28.

The event will be held at the government complex located at 330 Fair Lane in Placerville from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

In the Three for Free campaign, the services will be offering free microchips and free rabies vaccines to dogs and cats, as well as a free one-year license to all first time, altered pets.

The agencies will also be attempting a Guinness World Record for the number of pets microchipped.

The sponsors anticipate that pet owners will be interested in participating in this free event.

Sponsors are: Found Animals Microchip Registry, Zoetis, Folsom Dog Resort, SVVMA Charitable Foundation and Banfield Pet Hospital.

Vaccine clinic sites are: Auburn — Placer County Animal Services, 11251 B Ave.; Citrus Heights — C-Bar-C Dog Park, 8275 Oak Ave.; and City Hall, 6237 Fountain Square Drive; Elk Grove — Kittel Family Veterinary Practice, 8153 Elk Grove Blvd., Suite 30; Franklin Ranch Pet Hospital, 10207 Franklin Blvd.; and Abel Pet Clinic, 9098 Laguna Main St.; Folsom — Folsom City Lions Park, 403 Stafford St.; Placerville — El Dorado County Government Center, 330 Fair Lane; Rancho Cordova — Neighborhood Center, 2880 Gold Tailings Court; Sacramento County — Animal Care and Regulation, 3839 Bradshaw Road; and City of Sacramento — Animal Care Services, Front Street Shelter, 2127 Front St.

Hours of operation are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For up-to-date World Rabies Day information visit:; or



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