More Than 100 Pets Vaccinated at Ritchie’s Gouverneur Rabies Clinic

Patty Ritchie

October 04, 2013

Brings Total Vaccinated Through St. Lawrence County Clinics to More than 300

More than 100 pets were vaccinated at State Senator Patty Ritchie’s no-cost rabies clinic, which took place Thursday evening in Gouverneur.

In total, more than 300 pets have been vaccinated through three no-cost clinics Senator Ritchie hosted in St. Lawrence County.  The clinics—which were hosted in conjunction with the St. Lawrence County Public Health Department—were made possible through a special grant secured by Senator Ritchie.

So far this year, St. Lawrence County has confirmed 23 cases of rabies and Jefferson County has confirmed five cases. In an effort to fight the spread of rabies, Senator Ritchie will be hosting three additional clinics in Jefferson County afrom 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on the following dates:


Wednesday, October 16: Adams Village Barn, 70 North Park St.

Wednesday, October 23: Town of LeRay Highway Barn, 8433 Willow St. Evans Mills

Wednesday, October 30: Alexandria Bay Village Fire Department, 110 Walton St.


Please note that all pets receiving a vaccine must be leashed or in a carrier.  If available, please bring a copy of your pet’s last certificate of vaccination.