BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater Township Department of Health is holding its spring rabies vaccination in mid May.
All residens are strongly encouraged to get and maintain rabies vaccinations for their dogs and cats. According to a release, rabies in wildlife is still a public health concern in New Jersey.
The best defense is to assure that vaccinations are current for all domestic animals. Proof of the current vaccination is also necessary to license dogs and cats.
The scheduled clinics are:
- May 11 at the Bradley Gardens Firehouse, on Old York Road, with dogs only from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., and cats only from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
- May 18 at the Green Knoll Firehouse, on North Bridge Street, with dogs only from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., and cats only from 10 a.m to 11 a.m.
- May 21 at the Martinsville Firehouse, on Mt. Horeb Road and Washington Valley Road, with dogs onlly from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., and cats only from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Current license information is not necessary at the time of the clinic, but will expedite the vaccination process. All vaccinations are provided free of charge.
Dogs must be brought to the clinic securely leashed and accompanied by an adult. All cats must be brought in a secure box or carrier.