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Free rabies shots on Sunday

Posted Nov 8, 2012 by Janine Dorsey

Updated Nov 8, 2012 at 02:45 PM

SPCA Florida is providing 1,000 free rabies vaccinations for dogs and cats through the end of the year through its Wellness Wagon mobile veterinary clinic.

SPCA Florida will provide free rabies vaccinations every Sunday beginning, November 11, through the end of the year in low-income areas. 

The first location of the free rabies vaccination clinic is at Eagle Ridge Mall in front of the food court, 451 Eagle Ridge Drive, Lake Wales.

The vaccination clinic will take place from noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 11.

Additional locations and times can be found by visiting the SPCA Florida website.

To qualify for the free rabies vaccinations for dogs and cats, the animal guardian must demonstrate proof of participating in one of the following needs-based public assistance programs: Children’s Health Insurance Plan (CHIP), Major VA Disability, Food Stamps, Medicaid, Free Lunch Program (Public Schools), Social Security Disability (SSD), Women, Infants, and Children (WIC), HUD Section 8 Housing, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), or Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF).

Dogs should be leashed and cats in carriers.

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