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County plans rabies vaccination clinic
NASHVILLE — Nash County Animal Control will provide low-cost rabies vaccinations for dogs, cats and ferrets from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, July 10, at the Nash County Animal Shelter, 951 N. First St. Extension.
Pets must be on a leash or in separate carriers. Owners are asked to use their best judgment to determine whether pets need to be muzzled or kept at a distance from other animals. There is no limit on the number of pets per family. Animal control staff will ask for each pet’s weight, age and breed before issuing a vaccine certificate and tag. The cost is $5 per pet, payable in cash only.
Staff will provide the one-year rabies vaccines. After receiving the one-year vaccination, pets are eligible for a three-year vaccination next year. Those are available from participating veterinarians with proof of current one-year vaccinations.
For questions about the rabies vaccination clinic, call Nash County Animal Control Services at 252-459-9855.
License plate agency remains open
SPRING HOPE — North Carolina drivers who need to renew their license plates can still do so in person at the Spring Hope License Plate Agency, 123 S. Ash St., which remains open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays.
All COVID-19 requirements are strictly observed and the agency welcomes customers from surrounding counties and towns. The license plate agency, which is operated by the Spring Hope Area Chamber of Commerce, can also issue fishing and hunting licenses as well as boat registrations.
In order to serve walk-in customers, employees are currently unable to accept phone calls. Arrival prior to 4 p.m. is necessary for purposes other than license plate renewal.
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