Veterinarian and owner of Jefferson Veterinary Hospital, Dr. Ahalt, gave back to the Frederick MD community. He recently participated in a low cost rabies clinic, located at Farm & Home Services off Souder Road in Brunswick MD. These clinics are hosted by Frederick County Health Department and are open to cats, dogs and ferrets age 3 months and older. Veterinarian Dr. Ahalt even saw a goat in line one year. The rabies clinics enable pet owners to receive a low cost rabies vaccines without a veterinary exam. In two hours, Dr. Ahalt vaccinated well over 200 animals. These vaccinations ensures that owners comply with the laws of the state of Maryland, which requires all pets in the state be vaccinated against rabies. Dr. Ahalt was interviewed on Channel 4 during the clinic, and you can read and see the interview here.
There continue to be reported incidences of rabies across Frederick County, MD and Jefferson Veterinary Hospital veterinarian, Dr. Ahalt, stresses the importance of keeping your pets up to date with their rabies vaccines to protect not just them, but your family members and the local community. If you missed this clinic, one of our veterinarians can help you - just call the animal hospital at 301-473-4111 to make a well pet appointment and we can make sure your cat or dog is up to date on his or her vaccinations.