Yes we're in the middle of a pandemic. Some local government services and agencies are operating at limited capacity and with limited services (see the Secretary Of State).

But a little while back, we told you that Ingham County would be cracking down on dog owners with animals that don't have their shots and licenses.

In Ingham County, it is a misdemeanor offense and it is taken seriously. Ingham County dogs MUST have a current dog tag affixed to their collar at all time. A dog license could be the difference between your lost dog being lost permanently or reunited with their owners.

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So if you need to get your dog vaccinated (for free even) and licensed (there is a fee for that), there's a special event happening on July 15th from 10 a to 3 p at the Ingham County Fairgrounds.

ICACS veterinary staff and volunteers will be at the Ingham County Fairgrounds to hold a drive through vaccination clinic for dogs only. This clinic will provide free rabies vaccinations to car-friendly dogs, and allow owners an opportunity to purchase a dog license on the spot. No distemper vaccinations or microchips will be sold at this clinic and the clinic is for dogs only. (ICACS)

  • Social distancing practices will be observed.
  • Cars are asked to enter the fairs grounds off Ash Street and exit on Kipp Road.
  • The clinic will be held in the brick barn just south of the Fair office. Look for direction signs and volunteers.
  • All participants will be asked COVID-19 screening questions and be required to wear a mask. (ICACS)

Shots are free at this drive through event for your dog as long as they are car-friendly.

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Licensing prices are as follows.

In Ingham County, the cost of a one-year license is $15 if the dog has already been spayed/ neutered and $45 if they have not been altered. (

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