Michigan Humane Society hosts low-cost clinic

Vaccinations, microchipping available Saturday

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DETROIT - The Michigan Humane Society (MHS) will hold a Protect-A-Pet clinic in Detroit this Saturday.

The outdoor clinics will provide low-cost vaccinations and microchipping for healthy dogs and cats over 6 weeks of age.  No proof of low-income is required, and there are no residency restrictions.

Age-appropriate vaccinations protecting against distemper, parvovirus, rabies and other deadly diseases will be provided for $5 per vaccination. Microchipping will be available at a discounted rate of $10 per dog or cat. Dog license vouchers, redeemable at Detroit Animal Control, will also be available at a reduced rate for Detroit residents: $10 for an unsterilized pet and $5 for a sterilized pet.

To receive these services, dogs and cats must meet the following requirements:
Not pregnant
At least 6 weeks old
No previous vaccine reactions such as vomiting, swelling, hives or fainting

Additional Protect-A-Pet clinics will be held on the following Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.:
June 22: Palmer Park in Detroit, 7 Mile Road and Woodward Ave
July 13: Stoepel #1 Park in Detroit, south of Outer Drive and east of Evergreen

Services will be limited to 1,000 animals per clinic on a first come, first served basis. Animals must be on leashes or in carriers. Payment will be accepted in the form of cash only.

For more information, visit www.michiganhumane.org or call 1-866-MHUMANE (648-6263), Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.