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Rabies Vaccination

Help protect yourself and your pets from the spread of rabies by taking the following steps:

  • Keep rabies vaccinations up-to-date for all dogs and cats.
  • If a wild animal bites your pet, seek veterinary assistance for your pet immediately.
  • Avoid stray and/or fighting animals. Instead call 3-1-1 for help.
  • Spay or neuter your pets to help reduce the number of unwanted pets that may not be properly cared for or regularly vaccinated.
  • Teach children to avoid unfamiliar animals, wild or domestic.
  • When traveling abroad, avoid direct contact with wild animals and be especially careful around dogs in developing countries.
  • View frequently asked questions on rabies, as well as information on local rabies law.

Visit Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for additional information.

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