The City of Gaithersburg participates in Free Rabies Clinics for cats & dogs throughout the summer at the Montgomery County Animal Services & Adoption Center. There is no fee for the rabies vaccination; however, a City License must be purchased at the clinic.
The Montgomery County Animal Services Division sponsors the clinics at the Montgomery County Animal Services & Adoption Center located at 7315 Muncaster Mill Road in Derwood, Maryland.
2019 Clinic Dates
- Sunday, April 28, 2019, 8 - 10:30 AM
- Sunday, May 19, 2019, 8 - 10:30 AM
- Sunday, June 23, 2019, 8 - 10:30 AM
- Sunday, July 21, 2019 - CANCELLED due to extremely high temperatures.
- Sunday, August 25, 2019, 8 - 10:30 AM
- Sunday, September 15, 2019, 8 - 10:30 AM
At these clinics, which are staffed by licensed veterinarians and experienced handlers, pets will receive a free rabies vaccination when you purchase a license. All pets must be leashed or in carriers; dogs not under their owner's control will not be vaccinated. Please advise the clinic manager if your dog requires special handling. Microchipping services will also be available. A $4 fee for ferrets and pets of out of county residents. More information is available here.
City residents are reminded that rabies vaccinations and City Licenses are required by law for each domestic pet.