If you have a pet, you have a responsibility to give them more than pats, treats, and love. You've got make sure they're caught up on their shots as well.

If you want to do right by your little buddy but you're on a tight budget, plan to attend the Copperas Cove Animal Shelter's affordable pet vaccination clinic this Wednesday, August 11 from 5 PM to 7 PM.

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The clinic will be set up at Ogletree Gap Park's pavilion, 1878 Post Office Road. You do not have to be a resident of Copperas Cove to bring your pet by for vaccination.

Dr. John Tarlton, DVM will provide complete yearly vaccines for only $20.

You can also get individual shots for your pet, including:

Rabies (Dogs and Cats) - $5

DHLP/Parvo/Corona (Dogs) - $15

Bordetella, AKA Kennel Cough - $10

PRCC/FeLuk (Cats) - $15

Flea and heartworm medication will be available as well.

If your pet needs a Copperas Cove city tag or microchip, Animal Control will be there providing those services as well for cash or check.

Organizers say pets absolutely must be on a leash, which is always a good idea anyway for your pet's safety.

This discount pet vaccination clinic isn't just a chance to save some money on your pet's healthcare. It's also a fundraiser for the International Girl Youth Organization, so you'll be helping a worthy cause.

If you have any questions about the clinic, give the folks at Copperas Cove Animal Control a call at (254) 547-5584.

Your pet is best, most loyal friend, so make sure you're doing right by them and getting them the shots they need to stay healthy and happy.

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