Rabies Clinic

Rabies clinics are held for animals throughout the year. New York State requires a current rabies vaccine for every dog, cat, or ferret. These clinics are held at various locations in the county.

Vaccination Frequency

All dogs, cats, and ferrets should be vaccinated against rabies at 3 months of age and re-vaccinated 1 year later, then every 3 years thereafter. Please bring proof of any previous rabies vaccination. Vaccines are administered in accordance with the National Association of State Public Health Veterinarians (NASPHV).

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Rabies Clinic Greenwich 8-2021 Flyer

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Rabies Clinic August 7 by appointment

Drive-Thru Rabies Clinics - BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

Washington County Public Health will hold  "Drive-Thru" Rabies Clinics By Appointment Only On Saturday, August 7th, 2021 at the Greenwich Town Highway Garage, 650 County rt 77, Greenwich, NY. 

You MUST register for the Clinic: Registration will take place July 19th through July 30th, 8:30am-3:30pm by calling 518-746- 2411 or emailing name and contact number to rabies@washingtoncountyny.gov  to leave a message for an appointment.  (A confirmation email with an appointment time will be sent back.

Registration will end on July 30th at 3:30pm or sooner, if appointments are filled before then.

Check the schedule for future dates and locations.


  • You MUST have a scheduled appointment.  (Confirmation will be sent to email.) 
  • After appointment is scheduled, Pet owners must provide proof of previous vaccination to Public Health by July 30th.  Proof of previous rabies vaccination is required to get a 3-year rabies certificate, otherwise a 1-year rabies certificate will be issued.
  • Pet owners must wear a mask at all times.
  • Pet owners should not arrive more than 5 minutes before their scheduled appointment time.
  • Pet owners must stay in their vehicles until instructed otherwise. (Cannot get out to walk pet around and pet(s) should relieve themselves prior to arriving at clinic site.)
  • All pets must be on a leash or in a carrier

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Rabies schedule 2021
Animal Bite Form
All animal bites should be reported to Public Health. Click on the image below for the Form.

Animal Bite Report
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