Pet owners in Broome County have a chance to get their dog or cat up to date on vaccines at a reduced price throughout the summer.
The B.C. Humane Society hosted first of a series of monthly rabies clinics at their offices at 167 Conklin Avenue in Binghamton on May 3. Rabies and distemper shots are available with a suggested donation of $5.
Cats must be crated. Leashes for cats are not allowed. Dogs must be on a non-retractable style leash and under the owner’s control. There must be one human per dog or cat. People must wear masks.
The cats only clinic entrance is at the front of the building. The dog entrance is at the far end of the building.
Rabies and distemper vaccines are available.
Clinics will be held 5:30-7 p.m. May 17, June 14, July 12, August 16, September 13 and October 11.
Why do cats have whiskers? Why do they meow? Why do they nap so much? And answers to 47 other kitty questions:
Why do they meow? Why do they nap so much? Why do they have whiskers? Cats, and their undeniably adorable babies known as kittens, are mysterious creatures. Their larger relatives, after all, are some of the most mystical and lethal animals on the planet. Many questions related to domestic felines, however, have perfectly logical answers. Here’s a look at some of the most common questions related to kittens and cats, and the answers cat lovers are looking for.
LOOK: Here Are 30 Foods That Are Poisonous to Dogs
To prepare yourself for a potential incident, always keep your vet's phone number handy, along with an after-hours clinic you can call in an emergency. The ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center also has a hotline you can call at (888) 426-4435 for advice.
Even with all of these resources, however, the best cure for food poisoning is preventing it in the first place. To give you an idea of what human foods can be dangerous, Stacker has put together a slideshow of 30 common foods to avoid. Take a look to see if there are any that surprise you.