Free rabies vaccine for pets on July 6

Special Correspondent

CUDDALORE: In connection with the World Zoonosis Awareness Day, being celebrated on July 6, the Veterinary Hospital here will administer free rabies vaccines to pet animals on that day, according to D.Ramamurthy, Veterinary Assistant Surgeon.

Dr. Ramamurthy said of the zoonotic diseases that were being spread from animals to man, the rabies was a notable one. Though many were breeding dogs as pets, not all of them could afford to administer the rabies vaccine as it might cost anywhere between Rs 85— Rs 125 a dose.

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