Animal Bites, Health, & Rabies

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Postexposure Information:

The link below provides a decision-making tool for Postexposure Prophylaxis (PEP) along with protocol.

Animal Bites:

Ohio law requires that “Whenever an individual is bitten by a dog or other non-human mammal, report of such bite shall be made within twenty-four hours to the health commissioner of the district in which such bite occurred" (Ohio Administrative Code 3701-3-28).

To report an animal bite that happened in Mahoning County please call our office at 330-270-2855 option 2.

 

Rabies Vaccination Clinic:

Check back here for information on where and when our next low cost clinic will be held!

Cost is $8.00 per shot, CASH ONLY
No appointment necessary.

Without proof of prior vaccination, pet will receive a 1 year vaccination only.

Owners must have their pets on a leash, in a cage, or carried in a cloth pillowcase.

This is a low cost clinic that does not include a physical examination of the pet.

Veterinary staff reserves the right to not vaccinate a pet that appears to be in poor health.

 

Mahoning County Nuisance Trappers: