Will County Pop-Up Clinic Vaccinates Over 250 Dogs and Cats

Will County hosted a pop-up pet clinic at the County Office Building earlier this month,  The March 11th event vaccinated and microchipped over 250 local cats and dogs. The clinic was hosted by Will County Executive Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant, State’s Attorney Jim Glasgow, the K9 Enrichment Initiative, and Petco Love. 

The free vaccines were provided by Petco Love as part of their national vaccination initiative, which is providing one million free pet vaccines to animal welfare partners, including K9 Enrichment Initiative, for family pets in need. 

Volunteers with K9 Enrichment Initiative also distributed 100 bags of pet food, 84 pet waste scoopers, and 187 gift bags. Supplies were donated by Rescue Pack, FiNano, and Max & Neo. Animal shelters throughout the country have reported increases in animal pick-ups in recent years, underscoring the importance of universal microchipping for pets.