Rabies Clinic

Rabies clinics are held for animals throughout the year. New York State requires a current rabies vaccine for every dog, cat, or ferret. These clinics are held at various locations in the county.

Vaccination Frequency


All dogs, cats, and ferrets should be vaccinated against rabies at 3 months of age and re-vaccinated 1 year later, then every 3 years thereafter. Please bring proof of any previous rabies vaccination. Vaccines are administered in accordance with the National Association of State Public Health Veterinarians (NASPHV).

Free Clinic


All Washington County Rabies clinics are free to the public.

View 2017 Rabies Clinic Schedule

Keep the following in mind when you are attending Rabies Clinics: 

*Bring proof of their previous vaccination with you!!! (Tags do not count as proof of vaccination, you need the paperwork.)
*Leave pets in your vehicle until you have registered your animals
*All pets must be on a leash or in a carrier.
*All Dogs and Cats should be vaccinated against rabies @ 3 months of age and re-vaccinated one year later, then every three years thereafter.
*Ferrets should be vaccinated against rabies @ 3 months of age and re-vaccinated yearly thereafter.


Contact Us


If you need information call 518-746-2400.
Animal Bite Form
All animal bites should be reported to Public Health. Click on the image below for the Form.

Animal Bite Report
RABIES protect pet vaccinate

Click Image for PDF of Schedule

Rabies Schedule 2017 Updated

Rescheduled to August 19th!

Map- DPW Clinic 5-2017
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