Press Release: City Offers 1 Millionth Vaccine in Petco Love’s ‘1 Million Vaccinated and Loved Pets’ Nationwide Initiative

Free Pet Vaccines, Microchips Available at Drive-Thru Clinic

EL PASO, Texas —El Paso Animal Services and Petco Love continues their series of pet wellness clinics, with another free opportunity for pet owners to get their pet vaccinated and microchipped on Sunday, September 25.

During the event, one pet will be the 1-Millionth vaccinated pet in the Petco Love’s Vaccinated and Loved nationwide initiative.

Petco Love’s Vaccinated and Loved nationwide initiative began in August 2021 and has provided animal welfare agencies across the country with free vaccinations to provide to their communities in order to protect owned pets from preventable but deadly diseases.

Since the initiative began, the City’s El Paso Animal Services has vaccinated over 7,000 owned pets in partnership with Petco Love.

The large-scale clinic is scheduled from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 25 at 301 George Perry Blvd.

The event is first-come, first-served and limited to the first 500 pets. Pets must remain in the vehicle; all dogs must be on a leash and cats must be placed in a secure carrier while visiting the drive-thru clinic.

Dogs will receive a parvo/distemper vaccination, while cats will receive a feline viral rhinotracheitis, calicivirus, and panleukopenia (FVRCP) vaccination, both will also be given a microchip.

Pets must be six weeks old or older to receive vaccines. No other pet vaccinations will be available at this drive-thru event.

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