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NAFA offering low-cost vaccination clinic

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) – Northeast Arkansans for Animals and Jonesboro Animal Control are teaming up to offer a low-cost vaccination clinic from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 1.

The clinic will be held at the animal control building, located at 6119 E. Highland Dr. in Jonesboro.  No appointment is necessary and there are no residential restrictions.

Dr. Jack Jones, a state-licensed veterinarian, will administer the vaccinations, along with other services.

The services available include:

  • $7 rabies shot includes certificate and tag (animals must be 12 weeks of age)
  • $10 canine 5-in-1 vaccination which protects against distemper, adenovirus 2, parainfluenza, parvovirus, and coronavirus (dogs must be at least 7 weeks of age). Puppies and unvaccinated dogs will need additional vaccinations.
  • $10 feline 3-in-1 which protects against feline viral rhinotracheitis and calicivirus (upper respiratory) and panleukopenia (feline distemper).  Kittens must be at least 6 weeks of age.
  • $15 occult heartworm test. Dogs testing negative will need to take test results to local veterinarian for purchase of heartworm preventative within 30 days.  Heartworm and flea preventatives are available for purchase at discounted prices.

To qualify for these services, pet owners must be:

  • Elderly—65 years of age and on a fixed income
  • Disabled—someone in home must be drawing disability
  • Low income/individual—less than $20,000 annually
  • Low income/family—less than $25,000 annually
  • Unemployed for at least 60 days
  • And the animal may not have seen a vet within the last 12 months.

For more information, email nafahelp@gmail.com.

NAFA wishes to thank the Jonesboro Petco store for helping this project.

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