Humane Society of Southern Arizona holding dog only vaccination event

Published: Oct. 20, 2016 at 8:52 PM MST|Updated: Oct. 20, 2016 at 11:12 PM MST
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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - The Humane Society of Southern Arizona is hosting a dog-only vaccination clinic in response to the puppies with parvo that were left at the Park Place PAWSH location.  According to a recent release up to 100 dogs (puppies in particular) will be able to receive free and discounted parvo/distemper vaccinations.

The event is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 22 beginning at 9 a.m. at the HSSA Main Campus (3450 North Kelvin Boulevard).

Puppies between eight weeks and six months will receive the distemper/parvo vaccination free of charge, while dogs six months and older will receive the same shot but at half price ($6).  In addition to the distemper/parvo shots there will be rabies vaccinations available for a $13 for dogs three months and older.

There will be no appointments for this clinic,those interested in vaccinations should be prepared to stand in line. Owners are encouraged to bring water for their dogs while they wait. HSSA recommends that unvaccinated puppies be in pet carriers, crates, or be carried for their protection, health, and safety, they should not be placed on the ground. All other dogs must be on a leash.

Cash and credit/debit cards will be accepted and HSSA recommends bringing proof of any prior vaccinations.

If you think your puppy is already sick, bring them to their veterinarian immediately, according to HSSA vaccinations will not stop parvo if your puppy already has it.

For more information on this event please contact the HSSA Low Cost Clinic at (520) 881-0321.

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