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MEDIA ADVISORY Central Veterinary Associates Provides Low-Cost Rabies Vaccination & Microchipping
MEDIA ADVISORY For May 5, 2012 Central Veterinary Associates Provides Low-Cost Rabies Vaccination and Microchipping Services at “Dog Day at the Green”
Friends of Valley Stream Dog Park
Local representatives of the Village of Valley Stream
What: In celebration of the grand opening of the Valley Stream Dog Park, Central Veterinary Associates is providing a low-cost rabies vaccination and microchipping clinic during the “Dog Day at the Green.” Veterinarians from Central Veterinary Associates will join elected officials from the Village of Valley Stream and members of the Friends of Valley Stream Dog Park for the park’s grand opening. In addition, Central Veterinary Associates has provided thousands of dollars towards the establishment of the park.
In exchange for a donation, owners will have their pets professionally implanted with a Home Again microchip and/or protected with a rabies vaccine. All the money raised will go to the Friends of the Valley Stream Dog Park.
The veterinarians emphasize that all pet owners should have their pets microchipped and vaccinated against rabies. This ensures their pet’s health and safety so that they can be found if they run away or if they are taken by a stranger, or if they are bitten by another animal that may be carrying the disease. Having a pet microchipped and vaccinated is a successful step in responsible pet ownership.
When: Saturday, May 5, 2012
11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
** PLEASE NOTE: In the event of rain, the event will be rescheduled for May 6. **
Where: Valley Stream Dog Park
Hicks Street and West Valley Stream Boulevard
Valley Stream, NY
Directions: From the LIE: Exit 44 South (Rte. 135) to Seaford. On Rte. 135, take Exit 4W. Merge onto the Southern State Parkway. On the Southern State, take Exit 15 S for Corona Avenue. Turn right onto Corona Ave. After approximately 1.5 miles, make a right onto West Merrick Road. Take the second left onto Hicks Street. The dog park will be on the right.
From Sunrise Highway: From the east, make a right onto Hicks Street. From the west, turn left onto Hicks Street. Dog park will be on your left.
Photo Ops: Veterinarians vaccinating and microchipping pets for the pet owners. Veterinarians joined by village representatives and members of the Friends of the Valley Stream Dog Park.
About Central Veterinary Associates
Central Veterinary Associates is a 24-hour, full-service hospital that provides optimal small animal medicine, including exotic medicine. The main hospital is located in Valley Stream, which provides 24-hour care at its state-of-the-