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Bridgewater Holding Fall Rabies Vaccination Clinic

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater Township Division of Health will be holding a Fall Rabies Vaccination Clinic for dogs and cats in mid-November.

According to a release, residents are strongly encouraged to maintain rabies vaccinations for dogs and cats. Rabies in wildlife is continuing to be a public health concern in New Jersey and the community.

The best defense, the release says, is to ensure that vaccinations are current for domestic animals, and proof of the vaccination is also necessary to license dogs and cats.

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The clinic will be held Nov. 14 at the Finderne Firehouse, on East Main Street.

Vaccinations for dogs will be held between 6 p.m. and 7 p.m., and cats will be vaccinated between 7 p.m. and 8 p.m.

All dogs must be brought to the clinic securely leashed or in a carrier. Cats must be brought in a secure box or carrier.

All pets must be accompanied by an adult.

According to the release, current license information at the time of the clinic is not necessary, but will expedite the process.

Vaccinations are being given free of charge.

For more information, call the Division of Health at 908-725-5750, or email health@bridgewaternj.gov.

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