Rabies/Vaccination Clinics & Microchips

Dogs and cats can contract rabies through contact with animals including bats and skunks. Did you know that cats can contract and spread rabies, too?

It is a Sacramento County regulation that dogs and cats over four months old be vaccinated for rabies and licensed.

Bradshaw Animal Shelter Rabies and Vaccination Clinic: 3839 Bradshaw Road, Sacramento, CA 95827

  • Held third Thursday of each month, 3-5 p.m. Hosted by VIP Pet Care
    • Dog and cat licenses may be purchased - cash or check acceptable
    • $6 per animal for rabies shot - Cash, Visa, and MasterCard
    • All dogs must be on leashes - all cats must be in carriers   
    • $19  Microchipping

Bradshaw Clinic Schedule: (Please check the website for schedule changes)

  • January 16, 2020
  • February 20, 2020
  • March 19, 2020 (Clinic Canceled)
  • April 16, 2020(Clinic Canceled)
  • May 21, 2020 (Clinic Canceled)
  • June 18, 2020 (Clinic Canceled)
  • July 16, 2020 (Clinic Canceled)
  • August 20, 2020 (Clinic Canceled)
  • September 17, 2020 (Clinic Canceled)
  • October 15, 2020
  • November 19, 2020
  • December 17, 2020

For a list of VIP Petcare locations, visit ​the Find a Location​ page. ​

Community Spay and Neuter (CSN) Clinic Vaccinations: Building next to Bradshaw Shelter 

For a list of free and low-cost options, visit ​sac​animal.org or Sacramento SPCA.

Find other Low-Cost Vaccinations in our region and Affordable Veterinary Services​ in our region.​

Free BAAT Clinic: Vaccines, microchips, ID tags, collars, deworming, flea prevention, low-cost spay/neuter vouchers, and treatment of some minor medical issues available for eligible low-income Sacramento County Residents. For details, call (916) 875-BAAT.

​Importance of Microchipping: Microchipping your pet can help reunite you if your pet becomes lost. ​For more details, visit Microchip Pet IDs page.​ If you adopted your dog or cat from the Bradshaw Animal Shelter, your pet may have been registered through the ​​Michelson Found Animal Registry. Please contact them if you need to update your pet's information at microchipregistry​@foundanimals.org and mention the microchip number on file. If you need assistance locating your microchip number, please contact our staff at countyanimalcare@saccounty.net.​