Mobile County Health Department to Host Rabies Vaccination Clinics
MOBILE, Alabama (WKRG) – The Mobile County Department of Health (MCHD) is providing rabies vaccines for dogs, cats and ferrets starting October 2 in Mobile County.
The MCHD explains the dangers of having a pet with rabies.
“Rabies is a virus that attacks the central nervous system. It is spread from infected mammals to humans and is fatal when symptoms appear. Symptoms of rabies include unusual behavior, irritability, headache, fever, inability to eat or drink, problems with balance, circles, seizures, coma and, finally, death. . All warm-blooded mammals, including humans, are susceptible to rabies.
Mobile County Department of Health
The shots are good for one year and they are $ 12 per animal. All rabies vaccines are payable in cash.
The MCHD has announced the dates and locations of each rabies vaccination event:
• October 2 (Saturday), 10 a.m. to noon, City of Mobile Animal Shelter, 855 Owens Street
• October 8 (Friday), 10 a.m. to noon, Mobile County Animal Shelter, 7665 Howell’s Ferry
Route in Mobile
• October 9 (Saturday), 10 a.m. to noon, Pet Supplies Plus, 803 Hillcrest Road in Mobile
• October 16 (Saturday), 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., St. Elmo Feed & Seed Store, 9001 Highway 90
• October 23 (Saturday), 10 a.m. to noon, Glamor Paws Grooming, 10005 Dauphin Island
Walk in Theodore
• October 30 (Saturday), 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Kuddles-N-Kisses, 11120 Meadow Lark Road
in Grand Bay
The events will be drive-thru clinics.