It is MANDATORY in certain cities and unincorporated areas of various counties that pets be microchipped, as well as spayed or neutered. While enforcement of these ordinances will not take place at our clinics, it is strongly recommended that all pets be spayed or neutered, and that all pets be microchipped. Spaying, Neutering & Microchipping saves lives!!!
All pet owners are provided with a copy of their pet's Certificate of Vaccination. The SCVVC does not provide duplicates for lost Certificates, so please maintain...
All clinics are held on a first-come, first-served, basis with the following exceptions:
1) Cats will be seen upon their arrival and upon the completion of the necessary paperwork. Cat owners should notify an SCVVC staff member of their presence immediately upon their arrival at any of our clinics. They will then be directed to the respective area accordingly. Cats should arrive during the first half-hour of the scheduled clinic.
2) People who have a physical condition which limits their...
We welcome your questions! Please feel free to ask any questions you have concerning the health and welfare of your pet or any other animal-related question, including questions regarding animal behavior or socialization issues. We are happy to provide information and education which can assist in promoting long, healthy and happy relationships between pets and their guardians.
Pet owners or caretakers of pets must be 18 years of age or older to participate.
All dogs must be on leashes with proper collars or harnesses. Dog collars must be snug, but not tight. A dog is easily able to pull out of its collar and escape if the collar is too loose.
All cats must be in secure carriers. Cat harnesses with leashes can also be used WITH the carriers.
All pets must be controlled by...
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♦ Only healthy pets can be vaccinated ♦ De-Worming Medication & Flea/Tick Control products are available at our clinics (prices depend on pet's weight) ♦ Nail trims are available if time allows (price varies between $10 - $15) ♦ Anal Gland Expressions are performed if needed ($5) ♦ BRING PRIOR VACCINE RECORDS WITH YOU if available ♦ ALL dogs must be on leashes ♦ ALL cats must be in secure carriers (NO cardboard containers) ♦ IF you bring a CAT to our clinic, proceed immediately to the Cashier's table (do not wait in line) ♦ We accept CASH and CREDIT/DEBIT CARDS for all veterinary services and products (CASH is preferred as it will help the line move quicker) We do NOT accept checks ♦ Licensing officers from the respective Department of Animal Services are usually present at our clinics to provide pet owners with convenient, "one-stop-shopping" for their pet licensing needs. Checks and/or Credit Cards may be accepted by Departments of Animal Services for licensing purposes (please check with that agency to confirm).
ALL PET OWNERS, REGARDLESS OF WHERE THEY RESIDE, ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND ANY OF OUR MOBILE VACCINE CLINICS! You do not need to be a resident of any particular city or county to attend any of our events.
Please bring the following records to the vaccine clinic if possible, as they will assist us in moving you through the line quicker:
* PRIOR RABIES CERTIFICATE (Necessary in order to receive a 3-year Rabies vaccination)
* PRIOR VACCINATION RECORDS (Helpful in determining which vaccines are needed for your pet)
* SPAY/NEUTER CERTIFICATE (Assists in verifying your pet's sterilization)
In order to receive a 3-year Rabies Vaccination Certificate for your pet (as opposed to a 1-year Certificate), YOUR PET MUST BE OVER THE AGE OF 1 YEAR, HAVE HAD A PRIOR RABIES VACCINATION AT LEAST 12 MONTHS EARLIER, and YOU MUST PROVIDE PROOF OF THAT VACCINATION administered by a veterinarian licensed in the United States. Under certain circumstances and at our discretion, we may also possibly accept a license renewal notice from the appropriate Department of Animal Services as valid proof of your pet having had a prior Rabies vaccination. In the event your pet's Rabies vaccination is more than one year over-due, a 1-year Rabies vaccination with a 1-year Certificate will be issued.
You will receive a copy of your Vaccination Certificate and post-vaccine care instructions after your pet has been vaccinated. Please keep the Certificate in a safe place. We do not provide duplicates of lost or destroyed Vaccine Certificates.
WARNING: IF YOUR PET HAS EVER EXPERIENCED AN ADVERSE REACTION TO A VACCINE, PLEASE TAKE IT TO A REGULAR VETERINARY HOSPITAL FOR ANY NEEDED VACCINATIONS! Your pet will require medication prior to receiving a vaccine and most likely post-vaccine medication, as well as observation and monitoring for several hours after receiving its vaccination. A regular hospital is better equipped to attend to your pet if it experiences an allergic reaction to a vaccine. Under these circumstances, it is also recommended that your pet receive only one vaccination at a time, waiting at least four weeks before receiving any other vaccination. You should also discuss with your veterinarian the risks to your pet if it receives additional vaccines so that an educated decision can be made as to whether or not any vaccines other than a Rabies vaccine should be administered. In cases of severe reactions to Rabies vaccines, your regular veterinarian can also complete an Annual Rabies Waiver Application on your behalf to be submitted to the proper animal services agency.
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