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Councilwoman Welch hosts District 13 Low Cost Rabies Clinic with LMAS on Saturday, June 8th

Wednesday May 22, 2013

For Immediate Release:
Democratic Caucus
Louisville Metro Council
Contact: Tony Hyatt 574-4137 / 526-3622

Louisville – Councilwoman Vicki Aubrey Welch is offering pet owners in District 13 an easy way to renew a license, get needed rabies shots or microchip their animal all in one place when she hosts the District 13 Low Cost Rabies Clinic on Saturday June 8th.

“This is a great way to get the summer off to a good start by protecting your pet and making sure your animal is properly licensed in Metro Louisville,” says Welch. “S.P.O.T. Clinics are easy, one stop shopping so to speak for a pet owner.”

The Clinic will also make micro-chipping available at a low cost.

The S.P.O.T. (Stop Pet Overpopulation Today) Mobile Clinic truck is scheduled on June 8th at Derby City Eagles #2173 (under the Dave Bassett Pavilion), 201 Outer Loop from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

The following services are provided:

License: $9.50 (altered pets)/ $50.50 (unaltered pets)*

Rabies: $8 (1 year)

Microchips: $25

*Senior citizens receive a discount on license fees

S.P.O.T. clinics are run by Metro Animal Services and bring veterinarian services to many areas allowing residents to get a pet a license and necessary vaccinations.

“The Metro Council has a great partnership with LMAS and these clinics have been an effective way to protect pets and people at a very low cost,” says Welch. "Many thanks to the Eagles #2173 Ladies Auxiliary for hosting at their club which provides shelter under the pavilion from rain or sun."

For more information about the District 13 Low Cost Rabies Clinic, contact Councilwoman Welch’s office at 574-1113.

Vicki Aubrey Welch (D) 13