State laws and city ordinances mandate that all dogs be vaccinated against rabies and licensed at the age of four months or within thirty days of moving into a city. The city of Lake Elsinore also requires that all cats be licensed.
Licenses can be purchased at the shelter (33751 Mission Trail, Wildomar) between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Saturdays, and 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. every Wednesday, as well as on the third Sunday of every month between 12 and 4 p.m.
ABOUT SHOT CLINICS & VACCINATIONS
Low cost vaccinations and $20 microchipping are available at our Low Cost Spay/ Neuter Clinic on a walk-In basis 7 days a week from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The clinic is located at 29001 Bastron, Lake Elsinore, CA, 92530.
Dog Vaccinations: DA2PPV (4 in 1) $18, Rabies $6, Lyme $18, Bordetella $12,
Rattlesnake $15, Flea Medication $10
Cat Vaccinations: Rabies $6, RHCP (4 in 1) $10, Feline Leukemia $15 Cat FIV- FELV Test $25, Flea Medication $8
AFV also helps our community by providing the following:
- Animal licensing for Canyon Lake, Menifee, Wildomar, Murrieta, and Temecula dogs and Lake Elsinore dogs and cats
- Emergency pet care information
Puppies 6-12 weeks old: Puppies at this age should begin their vaccination program with a DA2PPV. This should be repeated every 2-4 weeks until 16 weeks of age or when adult teeth are present. Then, revaccinate annually. If vaccines are started later than 16 weeks, 2 doses 3-4 weeks apart are recommended regardless of age. Then, revaccinate annually.
Adult Dogs: Regardless of age, if never vaccinated before or with unknown history, dogs should be vaccinated with DA2PPV and then repeated in 3-4 weeks. Then, revaccinate annually. Adult dogs should be vaccinated annually for life.
Rabies Vaccination: The first rabies vaccine can be given as early as 12 weeks but no later than 16 weeks. This vaccination is good for 1 year. Then, revaccination is required. Every rabies vaccine after the first is good for 3 years.
Rattlesnake Vaccine: A series of 2 vaccines should be given 3-4 weeks apart no matter what age started. Your dog's weight indicates dosage. This vaccine increases your dog's chance of survival, but he must also be given veterinary care if bitten.
Bordetella, Lyme Disease, etc.: Consult with your veterinarian to see if there is a need in your area for these.
Kittens 6-12 weeks old: Kittens at this age should begin their vaccination program with a FVRCPC. This should be repeated every 2-4 weeks until 16 weeks of age or when adult teeth are present. Then, revaccinate annually. If vaccines are started later than 16 weeks, 2 doses 3-4 weeks apart are recommended regardless of age. Then, revaccinate annually.
9-week-old kittens can be tested for leukemia. If negative, they can be vaccinated and will require a booster in 3 to 4 weeks, then revaccinate annually.
Adult Cats: Regardless of age, if never vaccinated before or with unknown history, cats should be vaccinated with FVRCPC (4 in 1) and then repeated in 3-4 weeks, then be revaccinated annually for life.