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:

Final vaccination clinic of 2018

December 9, 2018
1:00PM – 3:00PM
Angels for Animals
4750 W South Range Rd
Canfield, OH 44406
$8 per shot, CASH ONLY
No appointment necessary
Mahoning County requires rabies vaccination for all dogs, cats, and ferrets over 3 months of age. 
  • Bring proof of prior vaccination on or after December 9, 2018 to receive the 3-year booster. 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 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. 

Click the link below to download the December Vaccination Flyer

Rabies Vaccination Clinic 12-9-18



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