Santa Cruz County is no longer in a quarantine and rabies cases are significantly down. This does not mean there is not a risk. The potential of your pet being exposed to a rabid animal is still present. Please ensure your pets remain protected against rabies by attending one of our county wide clinics. A licensed Veterinarian will be administering the shots at a cost of $10.00 each. County and City Licenses will be available on site at each clinic.
CLINIC TIMES AND LOCATIONS:
PATAGONIA - November 5, 2016 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am at the Town Park
SONOITA - November 5, 2016 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm at the Sonoita Fairgrounds.
NOGALES - November 19, 2016 at the former Sherriff's Office building on Hohokam Drive.
RIO RICO - November 12, 2016 at the Swim and Racket Club grounds on Pendleton Drive from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm.
TUBAC - October 29, 2016 behind the Tubac Community Center from 9:00 am to 11:00
WHAT ARE THE SIGNS OF RABIES IN ANIMALS?
Animals with rabies may show a variety of signs, including becoming fearless, increased aggression, excessive drooling, difficulty swallowing, staggering and seizures.
THINGS TO KEEP IN MIND
A non-vaccinated pet exposed to a rabid animal must be euthanized or quarantined at an approved facility at your expense (est. cost $1900).
Report any strange acting wildlife immediately to Animal Care and Control at 761-7860
Instruct your children to stay away from strange dogs and cats and any wildlife.