Free Exams, Rabies Shots, County Tags for Tampa Area Dogs

TAMPA, Fla., – This Saturday, families are invited to bring their dogs for free examinations, rabies vaccinations, and county license tags for the 3rd Annual Healthy Dog Day. Hosted by the Hillsborough Animal Health Foundation and the Hillsborough County Pet Resource Center, the event is scheduled to take place this Saturday, February 28 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Town ’N Country Recreation Center at 6039 Hanley Road in Tampa.

“It is our mission to see every pet live a healthy, happy life and educate those on what it means to be a responsible pet owner, events like this allow us to fulfill our mission,” said Dr. Adriana Odachowski, President of the Hillsborough Animal Health Foundation. Each dog will receive a comprehensive examination by a Veterinarian. Rabies vaccinations will be given to those healthy enough to receive the vaccine. Numerous volunteers from the veterinary industry, rescue organizations or just animal lovers will be there to help and answer questions regarding pet health and education.

Hillsborough County Pet Resource center will be issuing licenses to those with a Hillsborough County address and valid identification.

This free event is open to residence in zip codes: 33614, 33615, 33625, 33626, 33634 and 33635. Dog owners should bring a driver’s license or other form of I.D. with proof of address. Dogs must be on leashes (no retractable leashes); no cats at this event, please.

For more information about the 2015 Healthy Dog Day event, visit or call 813.235.0883.

About the Hillsborough Animal Health Foundation

The Hillsborough Animal Health Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) founded in 1987 by a group of community-minded Hillsborough County veterinarians. The programs and educational efforts of the HAHF are designed to accomplish two things – advance the principles of responsible pet ownership, and to see all pets live healthy, happy lives. The HAHF has dedicated 27 years of public service and advocacy to improve pet health, responsible pet ownership and care through an emphasis on pet owner education. Today, it is supported by over 40 member hospitals throughout Hillsborough County.


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