Animal Services is giving away free vaccines this month
City partners with Petco Love Foundation to vaccinate hundreds of local pets
by: Luis Barrio
EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – El Paso Animal Services and its community partners will provide free pet vaccines and microchips to hundreds of animals through a drive-through pet wellness clinic sponsored by the Petco Love Foundation.
The event is first come, first served and limited to the first 1,000 pets.
Pets must remain in the vehicle; all dogs must be kept on a leash and cats must be placed in a secure carrier when visiting the drive-thru clinic.
Dogs will receive a distemper vaccine, while cats will receive a vaccine for feline viral rhinotracheitis, calicivirus and panleukopenia (FVRCP), both will also be microchipped.
Pets must be six weeks of age or older to receive vaccines. No other pet vaccines will be available at this drive-in event.
This event will be part of a series of vaccination events the department plans to offer during National Pet Vaccination Month.
WHAT: Mega Drive-Thru Pet Wellness Clinic
WHEN: 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Sunday, March 13, 2022
OR: 301, boul. George Perry
To see upcoming events, visit www.ElPasoAnimalServices.org.