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Member Since 01/28/2008
Barked: Wed Oct 24, '12 6:40am PST
NEW ORLEANS Action Alert: proposal submitted by the Louisiana SPCA (504) 368-5191 to change the annual rabies requirement in New Orleans Municipal Code Chapter 18 http://library.municode.com/index.aspx?clientId=10040&stateId=18&sta teName=Louisiana to 3 years with the following language: Sec. 18-168. "The owner or keeper of every dog or cat between three and four months old shall, at his expense, have such dog or cat vaccinated by a Louisiana-licensed veterinarian with rabies vaccine. Twelve months later, the animal shall be revaccinated. Thereafter such dog or cat shall be revaccinated every 36 months ....."
What You Can Do to Help: Please contact City Council President Stacy Head (504) 658-1060 firstname.lastname@example.org and Council Member Susan Guidry (504) 658-1010 email@example.com to ask them to support the change to 3 years, or attend one of the two following meetings:
Wednesday 10/24/12 City Council Chambers 6pm-8pm
Thursday, 11/01/12 Lousiana SPCA 1700 Mardi Gras Blvd
NEW ORLEANS 3/7/13 City Council Passes Ordinance to Reduce Rabies Vaccinations from Annually to Once Every 3 Years http://nolacitycouncil.com/content/display.asp?id=54&nid=%7B8172B5EB -B475-47B9-B1D0-812EAD34FDFE%7D