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Animal services holding free parvo and distemper vaccine clinic

Posted: 10:00 AM, Jun 01, 2018
Updated: 2018-06-01 17:01:43Z

Kern County Animal Services is holding a free parvovirus and distemper vaccine clinic on Saturday in east Bakersfield. 

Animal Services is holding the clinic at Heritage Park on June 2 between 9 a.m. and noon.The first 500 dogs can get the vaccines.

KCAS says the clinic is being held in response to several cases of the distemper virus being diagnosed in dogs at intake that originated from the east Bakersfield area. 

Distemper is a highly contagious and deadly viral illness with no known cure. It can be transmitted through the air and can be communicated by direct or indirect contact with an infected animal. 

KCAS recommends talking with your veterinarian to determine what vaccines your animal may need.