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Free winter rabies vaccine clinic planned for Erie County’s dogs, cats and ferrets on Saturday, February 25

Department of Health staff and volunteers from Niagara Frontier Veterinary Society, Medaille College, the SPCA Serving Erie County, and the County’s Medical Reserve Corps are ready to vaccinate your pets at the North Buffalo Community Center

ERIE COUNTY, NY— The Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH) has opened registration for a free winter rabies vaccine clinic on Saturday, February 25 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the North Buffalo Community Center (203 Sanders Rd., Buffalo, NY 14216).

Registration is available at and appointments are required. Up to three pets will be accepted per appointment. Individuals who are unable to access online registration may call (716) 961-6800 during business hours to schedule an appointment.

Dogs, cats and ferrets three months of age and older are eligible for a vaccination. Pet owners are asked to bring proof of their pet’s vaccination with them to the event in order to receive a three-year vaccination certificate; otherwise, a one-year certificate will be given.

Dogs must be secured with a collar & leash or restrained in a carrier; cats and ferrets must be restrained in a secure carrier. Please do not use retractable or extended leashes.

ECDOH expresses sincere thanks to the Niagara Frontier Veterinary Society, the Medaille College Veterinary Technology Program, the SPCA Serving Erie County and the Erie County Medical Reserve Corps for providing volunteers and support in coordinating free rabies vaccination clinics for our community. Additional clinics will be announced for spring and fall 2023.


Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH), Rabies:

ECDOH, Division of Environmental Health: (716) 961-6800