Austin Animal Center offers free rabies vaccinations for pets

(Michael Carroll/Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine via AP)

Austin, (KXAN) — Austin Animal Center will be offering free rabies vaccinations for all dogs and cats, Saturday.

From 8 a.m. until noon pet owners can bring their furry friends to the Richard Moya Park on Burleson Road where they can receive their vaccinations.

Vaccinations are for dogs and cats 12 weeks of age and older but you can still bring the puppies and kittens younger than 12 weeks. The clinic will register them in the Animal Services database and give them free identification tags so that they can be reunited with their owner if they ever get lost.

State law requires that any dog or cat owner must have the animal vaccinated against rabies.


If you plan on taking your pets, the Center asks that all dogs must be on a leash, and cats must be in carriers or secured in boxes with air holes. Puppies should be brought in carriers or crates. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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