EDISON, NJ - The Edison Animal Shelter, in partnership with the Cranbury Animal Hospital, will be providing a free rabies clinic at the Edison Animal Shelter, located at 125 Municipal Blvd, on February 27, from noon to 2 p.m

In 2018, the New Jersey Department of Health reported a total of 199 confirmed cases of rabies. This included 14 cases in Middlesex County.  According to the New Jersey Department of Health, cats have accounted for 90% of the domestic animal cases in New Jersey since 1989. For the last 5 years there has been an average of 16 cats infected with rabies annually.

The clinic is open to Edison and non-Edison residents. All dogs or puppies must be on non-retractable leashes, and all cats and kittens must be in carriers (one animal per carrier). Microchips will also available for a fee of $15.