Dimapur, September 26 (MExN): The State Animal Welfare Advisory Board Nagaland, (SAWAB-N), Department of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Services in collaboration with Kohima Municipal Council will be observing World Rabies Day on September 28 with the theme “Educate, Vaccinate, Eliminate” at Zonal Council Hall, Kohima. In this connection, free anti-rabies vaccination will be carried out in all the 11 districts, including some sub divisions, starting from September 28 to culminate on World Animal Day on October 4. In a press release, Dr. IP Khala, Member Secretary, SAWAB-N & Director, Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Services, requested all animal owners and public to participate and avail the free vaccination in dogs in their respective districts.
The Department of Veterinary and Animal Husbandry, Mon will conduct the anti-rabies vaccination camp (for dogs) on September 30, 10:00 am onwards at Veterinary Hospital, Mon. Interested persons have been informed to come along with their pets to avail the facility.
In a separate press release, Chief Veterinary Officer, Dimapur, Dr. Temsu Ozukum informed that World Rabies Day and World Animal Day will be celebrated on September 28 and October 4 respectively in Dimapur. In commemoration of these, free anti-rabies vaccination programme will be organized at Veterinary Hospital, Burma Camp, Dimapur on September 28 from 9:00 am onwards. Thereafter, the programme will continue till October 4 during working hours. All the pet owners have been requested to avail the opportunity and get their dogs vaccinated.