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Mass rabies vaccination, licensing and microchipping for dogs in Padawan on May 21

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KUCHING (May 14): Dog owners in Padawan area are reminded there will be a mass rabies vaccination, licensing and microchipping programme for their dogs on May 21.

It will be held at the basketball court of SJK Chung Hua Batu Kawa from 8am to 3pm.

Microchip installation is free for dogs licensed by the Padawan Municipal Council (MPP) only.

At the programme, the public are advised to send one person to the counter for registration while another person waits in the vehicle with the dog.

Drive-thru vaccination is also provided.

After the vaccination, dog owners are to quarantine and isolate their dogs for 28 days to let them build immunity against rabies. They must always ensure the dogs are within their home compound only.

Those at the programme are also advised to always adhere to standard operating procedures (SOPs) to curb the spread of Covid-19.

For more information, contact MPP at 082-615 566.