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El Paso Animal Services offers free pet vaccination clinic Sunday

El Pasoans can aid guard their pets for totally free on Sunday.

El Paso Animal Expert services and its community partners are presenting absolutely free pet vaccinations and microchips to the initial 1,000 animals on a 1st-arrive, 1st-served foundation at a push-thru pet wellness clinic, sponsored by the Petco Adore Foundation.

The Mega Travel-via Pet Wellness Clinic will be from 8 a.m. to midday Sunday, March 13, at 301 George Perry Blvd.

Pets should continue being in the automobile, with all canine on a leash and cats placed in a secure carrier when visiting the drive-thru clinic, officials said in a news release.

Pet dogs will receive a parvo/distemper vaccination, although cats will get a feline viral rhinotracheitis, calicivirus and panleukopenia (FVRCP) vaccination. Both also will be presented a microchip.

Pets will have to be 6 months old or more mature to obtain vaccines. No other pet vaccinations will be offered at the drive-thru event.

The party is section of a sequence of vaccination activities that the division plans to offer for the duration of Nationwide Pet Vaccination Month.

To check out future occasions, go to ElPasoAnimalServices.org.

Taquito, an 8-month-old Chihuahua, is vaccinated against rabies, parvo and distemper and received a microchip during a previous vaccination clinic at the Animal Services facility at 5001 Fred Wilson Ave. Assisting Taquito is Alfred Navar, top, and Mario Arnal, right.

It is ‘Straylight Savings’: Look at your pet’s microchip

El Paso Animal Products and services also is encouraging people to consider portion in “Straylight Price savings,” an initiative aimed at bringing awareness to the significance of updating your pet’s microchip get hold of info.

Straylight Savings is the department’s choose on the once-a-year daylight conserving time reminders, like replacing a smoke detector’s battery. Animal Expert services would like people to imagine of their pet’s wants in purchase to continue to keep them safe and sound.