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.

VIP Petcare Vaccination Clinic: 3839 Bradshaw Road, Sacramento, CA 95827

  • Held the third Thursday of each month, 3-5 p.m. The clinics are run by VIP Pet Care and you can find a list of services and pricing available at VIPPetcare.com​
    • Online check-in is required via smartphone.
    • All dogs must be on leashes - all cats must be in carriers 
    • Dog and cat licenses may be purchased during our walk-in hours Tuesday-Sunday between noon and 4:30pm​ - cash or check acceptable
    • Rabies/Vaccinations, Microchipping, Deworming, Testing, and other services are available

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

*Please visit the VIP Petcare website for updates on new clinic procedures. 

  • January 21, 2021
  • February 18, 2021
  • March 18, 2021
  • April 15, 2021
  • May 20, 2021
  • June 17, 2021
  • July 15, 2021
  • August 19, 2021
  • September 16, 2021
  • October 21, 2021
  • November 18, 2021
  • December 16, 2021

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 Vaccina​tions 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.​ 

Microchipping InformationIf you adopted your dog or cat from the Bradshaw Animal Shelter, your pet may have been registered through the ​​Michelson Found Animal Registry. Pl​ease 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.​ If you microchipped your pet through VIP Petcare during one of our monthly clinics at the shelter, visit VIPPetcare.com​ and click on "request pet records" at the top of the page.