header graphic
 
spacer
 
spacer
select a topic

find us on facebook

 

Animal Disease Prevention

6230 East Molloy Road, East Syracuse, NY 13057
Phone (315) 435-3165


Provides services in the following areas:

  • Rabies Vaccination Clinics for dogs, ferrets, and cats.
  • Animal bite follow-up to ensure people with animal contact have proper follow-up through confinement and examination of animals or testing of specimens for rabies
  • Enforcement of rabies vaccination law
  • Education of the public and agencies on rabies prevention and animal disease prevention

Rabies Shot Clinics

New York State Public Health Law requires that all puppies and kittens get their first rabies shot at three months of age, a booster shot at one year old, and then again every three years. Ferrets must get a shot every year. See our Rabies Clinic Schedule for more information.

Rabies Testing of Animals in Onondaga County*

Animal:

2015
2016
2017 to Date
# Positive # Tested # Positive # Tested # Positive
12
327
7
295
0
0
58
0
52
0
0
50
0
55
0
1
4
1
2
0
0
0
0
2
0
1
5
9
14
1
0
0
1
2
0
0
10
0
13
0

Total

14
454
18
435
1

*There were no reported human cases of rabies in Onondaga County

  during this time period.

Animal Bites

Health Care Providers

All animal bites involving a person must be reported to the Health Department within 72 hours using the Animal Bite Form.

Law Enforcement and Public Health Law

Veterinarian Office Forms

 

Learn How to Catch a Bat

Bat Flyer

 

 

Rabies Clinic Schedule

Rabies FAQs

DogOwners

Cat Ownership

 


footer graphic
© 2001- 2017 Onondaga County, New York  All Rights Reserved.   |  Ongov.net  |  Privacy Statement | Directions & Parking | Language or Disability Access Assistance