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  • Wenchmaid Feb 6, 3:55 p.m.

    Good to know about the Durham rabies clinics. I thought Durham didn't have any.

  • nano Feb 6, 11:59 a.m.

    I agree with 1911A1: people really do need to keep cats indoors. Bad for kitty, local wildlife, and your kitty may get killed by dogs, coyotes or cars. In fact, cats get rabies more often than dogs, simply because they're outside and roaming more. Yet another reason to keep cats indoors: rabies.

  • nano Feb 6, 11:56 a.m.

    It's not just your pets you're protecting by having your dogs and cats vaccinated; it's you and your family. Rabies is endemic in NC; it's irresponsible for people to not vaccinate their pets. If you can't afford the $15 for the vaccinations, check with your vet for the less expensive options (but as somebody already pointed out, if you can't afford the $15, maybe don't have a dog or cat).

  • 1911A1 Feb 5, 3:53 p.m.

    Sure wish my neighboors would keep their cats indoors

  • snoflak22 Feb 5, 3:15 p.m.

    Reminder - it does not matter if you keep your pets indoors, it is ILLEGAL not to vaccinate dogs, cats, or ferrets over 4 months of age for rabies in the state of NC.

  • chattycat Feb 5, 1:52 p.m.

    There are many $5.00 rabues clinics in Wake County throughout the year. There is absolutely no excuse to not have your pets vaccinated. Like said before, if you can't pay $5.00, you should not have a pet.

  • chattycat Feb 5, 1:48 p.m.

    and that's why my pets are indoor pets.

    sjb2k1

    And many other reasons my cats are all indoors.

  • riverlover Feb 5, 1:40 p.m.

    If Durham Animal Control really cared about preventing the spread of rabies, they wouldn't be price gouging it's citizens with this ridiculous $15 for a rabies vaccine...I can go elsewhere and get vaccines for $5 and/or $6 depending on place.

  • lrfarms27572 Feb 5, 1:30 p.m.

    PLEASE EVERYONE!! vaccinate your pets-it can save you heartache and save your pet from possible death due to NOT being vaccinated. Small price to pay. If you can't afford the $15.00 then YOU CANNOT AFFORD TO HAVE A PET!!!

    Scubagirl

    its not the $15 fee to vaccinate, it's the $150 bill per pet from the county that's the problem.

    I'm pretty sure Durham county would tax the air you breath if they could come up with a system, Orange county too.

  • lrfarms27572 Feb 5, 1:27 p.m.

    That's it, Durham County, urge everyone to get their pets vaccinated but keep penalizing them for doing so. For those not aware, Durham County forces veterinarians to turn over all records of rabies vaccinations so the County can then tax the pet owners.

    Badexample

    every dog I had when I moved to Durham county suddenly died after getting vaccinated

  • sjb2k1 Feb 5, 12:21 p.m.

    and that's why my pets are indoor pets.

  • kikinc Feb 5, 11:59 a.m.

    Go to Wake Co. They have low cost clinics that charge $5.00 for rabies vaccines.

  • Scubagirl Feb 5, 11:31 a.m.

    I don't think it matters WHERE you get the rabies shot-don't want to do it in Durham Co, go to another county.

  • Badexample Feb 5, 10:27 a.m.

    That's it, Durham County, urge everyone to get their pets vaccinated but keep penalizing them for doing so. For those not aware, Durham County forces veterinarians to turn over all records of rabies vaccinations so the County can then tax the pet owners.

  • chrisnrali Feb 5, 10:02 a.m.

    Don't call animal control in Franklin county, they absolutely do not care whatsoever what you've found anywhere. I actually got lectured by one of their employees. He told me I was just trying to get someone in trouble, the guy had 37 Siberian huskies in little pens in the woods on land with no house, some were fighting while I was within sight. I just wanted them to stop by and check, make sure everything was ok. I got a lecture from this so called "officer".

  • RottieHearts Feb 5, 9:32 a.m.

    Don't let you pet get infected. This is something that is totally preventable. Rottweiler Hearts Rescue wants to help and are giving back to the community. They are hosting 6 low cost vaccine clinics in 2013 and this first is this Saturday (2/9) from 2-4pm. RHR will be at the Phydeaux in Raleigh are are offering Rabies vaccines for only $5.00! Other vaccines available include $15 DHPPv, $15 Bordetella, $10 feline distember, and $25 microchips. Please take care of your pets!

  • Scubagirl Feb 5, 9:09 a.m.

    PLEASE EVERYONE!! vaccinate your pets-it can save you heartache and save your pet from possible death due to NOT being vaccinated. Small price to pay. If you can't afford the $15.00 then YOU CANNOT AFFORD TO HAVE A PET!!!

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