Supervisor David Couch will have limited number of vouchers for cats and dogs in county area. City will have some for do owners living in 93268 area code

Kern County Animal Control and the City of Taft Animal Control will be holding a rabies clinic at the Ford City park on July 26 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Rabies vaccinations are $5 with a license.

As a bonus, a limited number of spay and neuter vouchers will be available from the city and Kern County Supervisor David Couch.

Couch and his staff will have a limited number of vouchers for dog and cat owners in the county.
City animal control officials will be distributing free vouchers for dogs belonging to residents in the 93268 area code.

Free microchipping will be available for dogs and cats owned by both city and county residents. That means your pet can be readily identified if it turns up in an animal shelter.

The city will be vaccinating and licensing dogs only.

City residents can get a city dog license for $25 per year or $63 for 3 years if the dog hasn't been spayed or neutered and just $5 per year or $14 for 3 years if the dog has been altered.

County fees are $15 per year for spayed or neutered and $30 for 3 years.

If the dog hasn't been fixed, the cost is $60 or $129.

Kern County special senior citizen fee of just $5 per year and $15 for 3 years for dogs owned by seniors 62 and over who live in unincorporated areas.

County officials will be providing rabies vaccinations for dogs and cats, parvo shots (DHPP) for dogs and distemper vaccines (FVRCP) for cats for $3.

County residents can call 661-868-7100 for more information.

City residents can call 763-1227 or 763-3101.