ANIMAL SERVICES NEWS
The B-SB Animal Services Department is pleased to announce that Butte-Silver Bow's Rabies vaccination ordinance (6.04.170). Effective September 4, 2019 has amended the ordinance and will recognize the rabies vaccinations using the following criteria:
1. The first antirabies vaccine shall be administered when the dog or cat is 12 weeks of age;
2. All subsequent antirabies vaccinations should be administered every thirty-six months for the life of the animal;
3. Animals who have never received an antirabies vaccination or animals who have no documented history of receiving an antirabies vaccination should have anirabies administered immediately; and a second antirabies vaccines administered at twelve months thereafter; and subsequent antirabies vaccinations every thirty-six months for the life of the animal.
If you have any questions about your pets vaccination records please consult your veterinarian.
The Chelsea Bailey Butte-Silver Bow Animal Shelter is a non-profit, county-supported facility. We are primarily open for adoptions, education and Animal Control pick-ups. We are taking owner surrenders on a case-by-case basis. Please call ahead before bringing in animals as space is limited.
We are here to educate the public about the importance of spaying and neutering, proper animal care and the responsibility of pet ownership.
Thank you from our Shelter Staff and all our wonderful animals!
PET OF THE WEEK
Django is a 1-year old shepherd lab cross. He's neutered, house broken, and walks well on leash. He loves everyone he meets and does well with other dogs. Django's been at the Shelter for a while now and would love to find his forever home. Please call the Shelter to set up an appointment to meet Django!