2017 Anti-Rabies Immunization Clinics
Genesee County Health Department
Batavia Town Highway Garage, Batavia, February 16 2017 from 4 - 7 pm
Pembroke Highway Department, Pembroke, May 18, 2017 from 4 - 7 pm
Genesee County Fairgrounds, Batavia, August 17, 2017 from 4 - 7 pm
Pembroke Highway Department, Pembroke, September 21, 2017 from 4 - 7 pm
LeRoy Village Highway Garage, October 19, 2017 from 4 - 7 pm
Each dog, cat, and ferret must be accompanied by someone who can control it. Vaccinations are free for Genesee County Residents. A $5 voluntary donation per animal is requested. Non-county resident must pay $5 per animal. Now available, save time by filling out your registration form before the clinic at www.co.genesee.ny.us/departments/health/index.html
Please be sure to print 2 copies for each pet.
PET PEEVES — THE BEHAVIOR HELP LINE AT LOLLYPOP FARM:
CALL TODAY! IT'S FREE!
They also have some great information on cat and dog behavior advise. Just click here to go to Lollypop Farm's Pet care and Behavior Tips page.
Best Friends Animal Society is guided by a simple philosophy: kindness to animals builds a better world for all of us. Best Friends offers helpful information about dogs and cats on their website. We encourage you to use them as a resource for learning more about your pets, how to handle problems, teach new tricks and just have fun.
Do you worry about what happens to your pet if something happens to you?
Many people ask us about how to plan for their pets care if something should happen to them. It is a difficult topic to think about or consider. But as volunteers in a shelter, we see so many animals brought in due to the loss of their owner. It is important to talk about your concerns with family and friends and to start planning for the sake of your pets.
There is an organization called 2nd Chance 4 pets that has a comprehensive website to help you plan accordingly. 2nd Chance 4 pets is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization staffed by volunteers located throughout the United States and beyond. As an advocacy group, they provide education and resources to pet owners, veterinarians and animal care organizations in an effort to reduce the number of companion animals euthanized due to the death or disability of the humans who care for them.
Dogs in Shelters
- 600 licensed commercial kennels in the US
- 4 million dogs are bred in puppy mills each year
- 25-30% of shelter animals are purebred
- 4.5 million animals die in shelter every year - or 11,000 a day
To Learn more about puppy mills go to Best Friends Animal Society
Cats in Shelters
- Approximately 4 million cats enter shelters every year
- Only 10 to 20 percent of pet cats are adopted from shelters
- Less than 2% of cats who end up in shelters are reunited with their owners
- Seventy-two percent of cats who end up in shelters are euthanized
- Only 10 percent of cats entering shelters are spayed or neutered
To learn more about how to keep cats safe & out of shelters go to Best Friends Animal Society