Rabies is a deadly but preventable viral disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control website.

The Brookhaven Township Animal Shelter and Adoption Centre, Suffolk County Health Services and TNR Team will be hosting a free rabies clinic on Saturday, July 29th from 10:00am to 1:00pm. It includes free rabies vaccines for dogs, cats and ferrets and FVRCP or DAPPCV vaccines for dogs and cats. Dogs must be on a leash and cats/ferrets must be in crates. No appointment required.For more information on the Brookhaven Animal Shelter and Adoption Center’s free rabies clinic, call 631-451-6950 or visit town website.

The Brookhaven Animal Shelter and Adoption Center is located at 300 Horseblock Road in Brookhaven. Opening hours are Monday to Friday 9:30am to 3:30pm, Saturday 10:00am to 3:30pm and Sunday 11:00am to 3:30pm.

according to Centers for Disease Control website, Rabies is a deadly but preventable viral disease. It can be transmitted to humans and pets if bitten or scratched by a rabid animal. Rabies can be prevented by vaccinating pets, staying away from wild animals, and seeking medical care after potential exposure before symptoms appear.

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