Town of North Hempstead Announces Free Rabies Clinic May 4

North Hempstead Supervisor Judi Bosworth and Jenna Givargidze, Director of the North Hempstead Animal Shelter with one of the shelter’s dogs, Zeus.

North Hempstead Town Supervisor Judi Bosworth and the town board have announced that the town’s animal shelter will be hosting a free rabies vaccination clinic in conjunction with the Nassau County Department of Health. The clinic will be held at the Town of North Hempstead Animal Shelter in Port Washington on Saturday, May 4 ,from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

“We are excited to once again partner with Nassau County to offer this free rabies clinic to help keep the pets of North Hempstead safe and healthy,” said Supervisor Judi Bosworth.

Rabies vaccines will be available to dogs and cats, as well as ferrets. There is no specific residency required to receive a free vaccine. North Hempstead officials will also offer on-the-spot dog licensing applications and renewals to North Hempstead residents. You are required to have your dog licensed in North Hempstead.

Owners must bring their dogs on leashes and their cats and ferrets in carriers.

Registration is required. The North Hempstead Animal Shelter is located at 75 Marino Ave., in Port Washington. To make a reservation, or if you have any questions, call 311 or 516-869-6311.

—Submitted by Town of North Hempstead

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