Animal licensing, microchips and rabies vaccinations will probably be out there from 7:30-10:30 a.m. Saturday at Mongmong-Toto-Maite Mayor’s Pavilion.
The outreach occasion is coordinated by the Division of Agriculture Animal Well being Division in partnership with Guam Animals In Want.
Residents will be capable to acquire rabies vaccination for $10, microchipping for $10, and animal licensing for $5, in response to an announcement from the division.
You’ll be able to pay with money, utilizing actual change solely, or native checks.
No appointment is important.
Territorial Veterinarian Dr. Mariana Turner requests that the neighborhood solely deliver canine to this occasion since it’s outdoor and will not be ultimate for cats.
By legislation, all pets over 3 months outdated should be licensed, which requires a present rabies vaccination.
Working with GAIN, the Division of Agriculture has shifted from pet tags as licenses to microchips. Microchips guarantee household pets should still be recognized even when conventional tags are misplaced or lacking. Moreover, a number of native institutions, similar to Guam Premier Retailers, are actually permitting patrons to deliver pets with proof of present licensure.
“The stray and free-roaming canine overpopulation challenge is a communitywide drawback, which requires a communitywide resolution,” Turner said in the news release. “Licensing your pet, together with spaying and neutering are the primary steps in accountable pet possession.”