Hamilton County Schedule For Rabies Vaccination Clinics

Thursday, April 04, 2013

Here is the 2013 Hamilton County schedule of rabies vaccination clinics.  All clinics are from 4-6 p.m.  The cost for the rabies inoculation is $12, participants are asked to bring correct change. 

Signal Mountain, Collegedale, Lakesite, Red Bank and Soddy Daisy pet tags are $5 if pet is spayed or neutered; $10 if pet is not spayed or neutered.  City of East Ridge pet tags are $10; Hamilton County dog tags are $3 and city of Chattanooga pet tags are $10 if pet is spayed or neutered and $50 if pet is not spayed or neutered.  If an unaltered pet is spayed or neutered within 30 days of its rabies inoculation then the pet tag is free for this year at the McKamey Animal Center as long as participants bring proof that the pet was spayed or neutered.

All pet owners in the above areas are urged to take their unvaccinated pets to one of these clinics for inoculation.  Please bring cats in carriers and keep dogs on leashes.  

Friday, April 19
Fire Hall #5 - 809 S. Willow St.
St Elmo Community Playground - 4909 St. Elmo Ave. 
John A. Patten Center – 3202 Kelly’s Ferry Road 
St Martin’s Episcopal Church – 7547 E. Brainerd Road
Brainerd Church of Christ- 4203 Brainerd Road 
Mowbray Mountain Fire Hall-1705 Mowbray Pike
Clifton Hills Elementary - 1815 E. 32nd. St.
McKamey Animal Center-  4500 N Access Road

Saturday, April 20
Apison Elementary – 10433 E. Brainerd Road  Dupont Elementary - 4134 Hixson Pike
Bakewell Community Center - 114 McCallie Ferry Road 
Dawn Elementary – 901 Altamont Road
Spring Creek Elementary – 1100 Spring Creek Road                     
Chattanooga School for Liberal Arts - 6579 E. Brainerd Road
Ganns Middle Valley Elementary - 1609 Thrasher Pike 
Tyner Middle Academy - 6837 Tyner Road
Red Bank High – 640 Morrison Springs Road 
Walden’s Ridge Community Center-Fairmount Pike at Hale St
Old Soddy Daisy High School site - 10848 Dayton Pike

Wednesday, April 24
Collegedale Municipal Building-4910 Swinyar Dr.

Friday, April 26
Allen Elementary - 9811 Dallas Hollow Road 
East Ridge (City Hall) - 1517 Tombras Ave.
Alpine Crest Elementary - 4700 Stag Road 
Summit Headstart – 4821 Pattentown Road
Birchwood Elementary - 5623 Hwy 60 
Westview Elementary - 9629 East Brainerd Road
Flat Top Independent Church - 13616 Jones Gap Road 
Lookout Valley Middle/High - 350 Lookout St.
Daisy Church of God - 9555 Dayton Pike  

Saturday, April 27
Brown Middle - 5716 Highway 58 
Falling Water Elementary - 715 Roberts Mill Road 
Warner Park Field House - 1254 East Third St.
Lookout Mtn. Fire Hall - 710 Scenic Highway 
Signal Mountain Playground - 809 James Blvd.
Lakesite City Park – 2550 Blue Ridge Drive 
Hixson High  - 5705 Middle Valley Road
Post Office - Sale Creek – 15117 Dayton Pike 
Lakeside Academy - 4850 Jersey Pike
Ooltewah Health Center - 5520 High St.
Fire Hall #4 – 10914  Highway 58 North
Red Bank Middle – 3715 Dayton Blvd. 
Rivermont Elementary  - 3330 Hixson Pike

Rabies vaccinations are required by law for all dogs and cats.  

The clinics are sponsored by: Hamilton County Veterinary Medical Association, Humane Educational Society, East Ridge Animal Control, McKamey Animal Care and Adoption Center and Chattanooga/Hamilton County Health Department. For more information call 209-8110. 

There will special rabies vaccination clinics for cats.  The cost for inoculation is $12, please bring correct change.  

Signal Mountain, Collegedale, Lakesite, Red Bank and Soddy Daisy pet tags are $5 if pet is spayed or neutered, $10 if pet is not spayed or neutered.  The city of East Ridge pet tags are $10.  City of Chattanooga pet tags are $10 if pet is spayed or neutered, $50 if pet is not spayed or neutered.  If an unaltered pet is spayed or neutered within 30 days of its rabies inoculation then the pet tag is free for this year at the McKamey Center, as long as you bring proof that the pet was spayed or neutered. 

All cat owners in the above areas and in Hamilton County are urged to take their unvaccinated cats to one of these clinics for inoculation.  Please bring cats in carriers. 

Thursday, April 25, 4-6 p.m. 
Animal Clinic-Twenty Third St. - 2223 E. 23rd St.
East Ridge Animal Hospital - 3702 Ringgold Road
Animal Hospital of Signal Mtn. - 1801 Taft Highway 
Ashland Terrace Animal Hospital - 907 Ashland Terrace
Cat Clinic of Chattanooga – 310 Cherokee Blvd. 
Red Bank Animal Hospital - 4416 Dayton Blvd.
McKamey Animal Ctr.- 4500 N Access Road 
Chattanooga Veterinary Center – 6146 Lee Hwy.
Shallowford Animal Hospital - 6200 Shallowford Road 
Highway 58 Animal Hospital - 4933 Highway 58
Lee Parkway Veterinary Clinic - 116 Lee Parkway 
Middle Valley Animal Hospital - 6310 Hixson Pike
Northgate Animal Hospital - 1600 Hamill Road 
Sequoyah Animal Hospital  - 222 Sequoyah Access Road
Signal Mtn. Veterinary Clinic - 903 Ladder Trail
Animal Clinic East-Gunbarrel Rd. -  1414 Gunbarrel Road
Brainerd Hills Veterinary Hospital – 6724 E. Brainerd Road
East Brainerd Animal Hospital - 8488 East Brainerd Road 

Rabies vaccination are required by law for all cats. 




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