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Upcoming Clinic Offers Free Rabies Vaccinations for Pets

The Calvert County Department of Public Safety, Animal Control Division, and the Calvert County Health Department are sponsoring a rabies clinic to offer free rabies vaccinations for county pets. The clinic will be held Saturday, April 6, 10 a.m. to noon at Huntingtown High School, located at 4125 N. Solomons Island Road. This is the only clinic being held in spring but a second rabies clinic will be held in fall.  

Proof of prior rabies vaccination is required to receive the three-year vaccine. Eligible pets include cats, dogs and ferrets in carriers or on leashes and muzzled if necessary. This is an open-air clinic with no special facilities to vaccinate animals that cannot be restrained (feral animals or aggressive animals) by their owners. 

Calvert County pet licenses will also be available at the rabies clinics. Pet licenses are $7 for spayed or neutered pets (proof required) and $20 for those not spayed or neutered. A Calvert County pet license must be renewed every year and is required for all cats and dogs age 5 months and older.