Rabies Vaccination Clinics
Rabies is a virus that attacks the nerves and brain tissue of most animals.
Learn more about rabies.
Low-cost rabies immunization clinics are sponsored by Columbus Public Health to help residents prevent this deadly disease.
All dogs, cats, and ferrets in Columbus and Franklin County are required to be vaccinated against rabies.
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Next Date & Location
July 10, 2013
Rabies Vaccination Clinic
Franklin Park Indoor Adventure Center
1755 East Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43203
1 - 3 pm
- Cost is $10 per vaccination (cash only).
- Only dogs and cats over 12 weeks of age are vaccinated at these clinics
- All dogs and cats must be on a leash or in an animal carrier.
- Pets between 3 months and 1 year of age will receive a 1 year rabies tag.
- Pets over 1 year old with proof of a prior rabies vaccination will receive a 3 year rabies tag. Proof of prior vaccination includes one of the following:
- A rabies vaccination certificate; or
- Columbus rabies tag.
Please bring with you. If unable to provide proof of a prior vaccination, your pet will receive a 1 year rabies tag.
5 Important Things to Know Before and After Your Pet is Vaccinated
- This is a low-cost clinic that does not include a physical examination of the animal.
- Before the veterinarian administers the vaccine you should notify the veterinary staff if your pet has had a previous vaccine reaction.
- Before leaving the vaccination clinic, notify the veterinary staff if your pet has trouble breathing, facial swelling, vomits, has diarrhea, begins to scratch excessively or develops any change in behavior that concerns you.
- The veterinary staff reserves the right not to vaccinate any animal.
- If your pet becomes sick after leaving the clinic, please contact your local veterinarian for help