All dogs and cats (including so-called ‘barn cats’) are required
by law to be vaccinated for rabies at four months of age. For dogs, you also
must have tags and a valid license proving the vaccination.
Hanover Animal Control makes it easy for people to get their pets
vaccinated by holding rabies vaccination clinics in the fall and winter.
Vaccines will be administered at a cost of $8.00 per dog or cat.
Clinics will be held:
20, Western Hanover Church located at 16050 Mountain Road in Montpelier from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. with Dr. Scott Nevaiser
Hanover County Administration Building located at 7516 County Complex Road from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. with Dr. Olga Van Beek
February 2, 2019, East Hanover Rescue Squad located at 8105 Walnut Grove Road in Mechanicsville from 9 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
At each of these clinics, the veterinarian will administer the
shots to the pet at your vehicle; do not bring pets into the building! You will
complete your registration inside the facility and return to your vehicle.
Drive to the area designated for vaccination. You will be expected to leave the
vaccination area as soon as you are done.
Only healthy, non-pregnant animals will be vaccinated. No wolf
hybrids or animals other than domestic dogs or cats will be vaccinated.
The vaccination is good for up to three years unless the pet has
never had a rabies vaccination before, in which case it is good for one year.
Put the rabies tag on the dog’s collar and keep certificates for proof of
For more information about rabies or the upcoming rabies
vaccination clinics in Hanover County, call Animal Control at 365-6485.