Low-cost Pet Vaccinations, Free Microchipping this Weekend in Sun Valley

Washoe County Regional Animal Services has scheduled a health and microchipping clinic in Sun Valley for pets and their owners on May 4.
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Washoe County Regional Animal Services has scheduled a health and microchipping clinic in Sun Valley for pets and their owners on May 4.

The event is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Sun Valley Community Park, 115 W. Sixth Avenue, and consists of low-cost vaccinations and dog licenses, along with free microchipping.

A veterinarian will be on hand to provide the following shots:

  • Distemper/Parvo and rabies vaccinations for dogs $10 each
  • Bordetella (kennel cough) booster vaccinations for dogs $20 each
  • Viral rhinotracheitis, calicivirus and panleukopenia (FVRCP) and rabies vaccinations for cats $10 each

Dog licenses are $8 if they’re spayed or neutered and $20 if they’re not. Dogs 4 months and older must be licensed.

Pet owners are asked to bring their dogs in a carrier or on a regular leash, not a retractable one, and for cats to be in a carrier.

Microchipping is also available weekdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Regional Animal Services, 2825 Longley Lane, Reno.

Next month’s low-cost vaccination clinic is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 8 at Paradise Park, 2660 Carville Drive, Reno.

For more information, call 775-353-8900, e-mail [email protected] or visit
https://www.washoecounty.us/animal/news_and_events/microchipping_info.php.

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Carla has an undergraduate degree in journalism and more than 10 years experience as a daily newspaper reporter. She grew up in Jacksonville, Fla., moved to the Reno area in 2002 and wrote for the Reno Gazette-Journal for 8 years, covering a variety of topics. Prior to that, she covered local government in Fort Pierce, Fla.