Vouchers to get pets vaccinated for rabies are available to financially stressed Cherokee County residents through a “Virtual Rabies Clinic.” CHEROKEE COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER

Cherokee County offers help getting pets vaccinated

The Cherokee County Animal Shelter has announced a “Virtual Rabies Clinic” to help pet owners, financially stressed because of the COVID-19 pandemic, get their animals vaccinated to guard against rabies.

The shelter said it has secured a grant and will offer vaccination vouchers through Aug. 28 or until grant funding is exhausted. To participate, a pet owner must be a Cherokee County resident, able to attest that he or she was furloughed or lost wages due to the novel coronavirus outbreak. To register for the program: https://bit.ly/3grR9DP

Vouchers will be mailed to eligible participants and must be used within a month of issue at a participating veterinarian’s office, the shelter said. Rabies vaccination is an annual vaccine required by Cherokee County ordinance. Information: https://bit.ly/2TPueZc

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