Low-cost pet vaccination event at San Jacinto College set for Sept. 22
09.18.2018 | By Andrea Vasquez
HOUSTON – The San Jacinto College South Campus natural sciences department will host a low-cost pet vaccination event on Saturday, Sept. 22, to highlight pet health and disease prevention awareness in observance of upcoming World Rabies Day.
Dr. Susan Pickle and staff from the Alvin-Friendswood Veterinary Clinic will provide several vaccinations for dogs and cats at a reduced rate to the community.
Available vaccinations for dogs include: rabies, $12; DA2PPV (distemper/parvo), $18; bordetella, $18; leptospirosis, $22; rattlesnake, $25; and bivalent flu (canine influenza), $32. Available vaccinations for cats include: rabies, $12; FVRCP (distemper), $18; and leukemia, $18. Microchips for dogs and cats will also be available for $15. No additional veterinary services will be offered. All fees are cash payment only; no debit cards, credit cards or other forms of electronic payment will be accepted.
In addition to the low-cost vaccinations, the San Jacinto College South Campus Coyote Science Club will also be on-site volunteering and fundraising with popcorn, snow cones and other refreshments. The South Campus International Student Organization will also be volunteering to offer free translation services.
The World Rabies Day pet vaccination event will be held on Saturday, Sept. 22, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., at the San Jacinto College South Campus in the science and allied health building (Building 1). The event entrance will be near the south/rear entrance of Building 1, with vaccinations administered in room S1.157 for cats and S1.159 for dogs. Signs for the event entrance will be visible from Beamer Road. Parking is available outside of the event entrance. Upon arrival, pet owners will need to check-in at the registration desk located at the event entrance. All pets are required to be in carriers or on a leash. The South Campus is located at 13735 Beamer Road, in Houston. For more information on the low-cost pet vaccination event, contact the San Jacinto College South Campus natural sciences department at 281-992-3460.
About San Jacinto College
Surrounded by monuments of history, industries and maritime enterprises of today, and the space age of tomorrow, San Jacinto College has served the citizens of East Harris County, Texas, since 1961. The College is fiscally sound, holding bond ratings of AA and Aa2 by Standard & Poor’s and Moody’s. San Jacinto College is a 2019 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence Top 10 institution, a 2017 Aspen Prize Rising Star Award recipient and an Achieving the Dream Leader College. The College serves approximately 45,000 credit and non-credit students annually, and offers eight areas of study that puts students on a path to transfer to four-year institutions or enter the workforce. San Jacinto College’s impact on the region totals $1.3 billion in added income, which supports 13,044 jobs.