MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Miami-Dade County Animal Services will soon offer some vaccinations and microchips at lower prices.

Beginning October 1, 2014, pet microchips and 3-year rabies vaccinations will be available for $15.00 each.

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In addition to the rabies vaccines, new low-cost comprehensive wellness vaccine packages will be offered including some for low income families.

For dogs, the packages contain the legally required rabies vaccine, along with the combination vaccine DHPP which provides protection against Distemper, Hepatitis, Parvovirus and Parainfluenza, as well as the Bordetella vaccine which prevents kennel cough–all highly contagious and sometimes fatal diseases in dogs.

The packages for cats also include the legally required rabies vaccine along with Feline Rhinotracheitis, Calicivirus, Panleukopenia and Chlamydophilaia, all viruses which can prove fatal in cats.

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More information about these vaccines can be found by clicking here.

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