Vaccines Run Out During Midland’s Animal Shot Clinic

Vaccines Run Out During Midland’s Animal Shot Clinic

Hundreds of dogs from Midland and Odessa were vaccinated this weekend during the city’s shot clinic.

Midland, TX (Local Big 2 News) - Hundreds of dogs from Midland and Odessa were vaccinated this weekend during the city’s shot clinic.

So many dogs showed up that the city ran out of vaccines, making it their biggest shot clinic to date.

“It’s the biggest shot clinic event the city has done,” said Paul O'Neill the Director of Animal Services for the City of Midland.

Midland partnered with Odessa and the Midland Humane Coalition to put the clinic together, offering rabies and distemper shots, microchips and city licenses for the dogs.

“Both Midland and Odessa have had problems with distemper in the shelters so we're hoping to get as many dogs vaccinated as possible,” O'Neill said. “The rabies shot like I said is required by law so you have to have it, you can get citations if you don't, and the microchip and the city license is just to help us reunite lost animals with their owners.”

The city said they had such a large response from the public that they look to organize another shot clinic in the coming months.

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