Staff Report

MIRAMAR, Fla. – Pet owners will be able to have their dog or cat vaccinated against rabies and receive a Broward County Rabies Registration License tag; avoiding the possibility of being levied a $300 fine for failing to vaccinate pets against rabies. Pet owners can also receive a $300 fine if their pet is vaccinated, but does not have a current Broward County registration tag.

Broward residents may bring leashed dogs and cats in carriers to a neighborhood Rabies Clinic on Saturday, Sept. 17, from 9AM to 2PM at the Miramar Branch Library, 2050 Civic Center Place, in Miramar.

The Animal Care and Adoption Division will host the event. Cost for a one-year rabies vaccination and Broward County Rabies Registration License tag will be:

$25 for dogs and cats that are spayed/neutered (sterilized) $35 for pets that are not spayed/neutered (not sterilized)

Dog and cat ID microchips, with free registration, will also be available for $15. Microchips can be scanned by a veterinarian or animal shelter if a pet is lost so they can be returned to you.

Debit/credit cards will be the only form of accepted payment. Cards accepted include Visa, Master Card, American Express and Discover.