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Proposal submitted by the Louisiana SPCA to change the annual rabies requirement in New Orleans Municipal Code Chapter 18 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 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it and Council Member Susan Guidry (504) 658-1010 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it 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


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