This Sunday, as part of Animal Shelter Awareness month, a vaccine and microchipping clinic for cats and dogs will be held outside the city’s animal shelter.  Rabies, DHLPP, kennel cough, and FVRCP vaccines will be available for $10 each, but those in need will not be turned away for lack of funds. Microchips, which identify lost pets and help return them to their owners, will be available for $15, but this fee can also be waived for those in need. Dog licenses and low-cost spay/neuter vouchers are also available to Berkeley residents.

The clinic will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. on Sunday, October 25,
outside Berkeley Animal Care Services at 2013 Second Street (between
Hearst & Addison).

All dogs must be brought to the clinic on a leash (small dogs may be in carriers), and all cats must be in carriers.

For information call 510-981-6603.

The clinic is being offered as a cooperative effort of Berkeley Animal Care Services and the Berkeley-East Bay Humane Society and is being sponsored in part by the Berkeley Animal Welfare Fund.

October 2009 has been declared Animal Shelter Awareness Month by the Berkeley City Council. The Berkeley Animal Welfare Fund is raising funds for construction of Berkeley’s planned new animal shelter.

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