Drive Up Rabies, Distemper and Microchip Clinic in Alexandria

Drive Up Rabies, Distemper and Microchip Clinic in Alexandria

The Animal Welfare League of Alexandria is hosting a Drive-Up Rabies, Distemper and Microchip Clinic for dogs and cats at the Vola Lawson Animal Shelter! The clinic will be BY RESERVATION ONLY. The cost for rabies and distemper vaccinations is $15 per pet and for a microchip is $10 per pet. The clinic will run from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm on Wednesday, March 2, 2022. Up to two pets can receive vaccines and/ or microchips during a 5-minute appointment. Sign up at

To ensure we are observing the best safety protocols for our human and animal visitors and our staff, all attendees will be required to comply with the following guidelines:

All human attendees over the age of 2 years must wear a mask at all times.

You must arrive by your scheduled time, or we will not be able to serve you.

Owners will not be permitted to enter the building.

All dogs must be on leashes; cats must be in carriers. If you need a leash or carrier, please contact us at prior to the event.

Vaccinations offered:

Rabies – for dogs and cats

DA2PP – Canine Distemper-Adenovirus Type 2-Parainfluenza-Parvovirus vaccine, for dogs

FVRCP – Feline Rhinotracheitis-Calici-Panleukopenia vaccine, for cats

Cost: $15 per pet for both or either rabies or DA2PP/FVRCP

Microchips: PetLink Microfindr microchips - for dogs and cats

Cost: $10 per pet

All cats will receive a 1-year rabies vaccination. Dogs with a current rabies vaccination are eligible for a 3-year rabies vaccination. If requesting a 3-year rabies vaccination for your dog, you must bring a copy of your dog’s current rabies certificate (not the rabies tag) to the Clinic. Dogs must be over 5 months to receive a Distemper vaccine.

Once you have registered, the AWLA will contact you via email to complete registration paperwork ahead of the clinic. Payment can be made by cash, check or credit card on the day of the event. For questions, email

Virginia law requires that all dogs and cats four months of age and older have a current rabies vaccine. Residents of the City of Alexandria are also required to license dogs and cats four months of age and older. Information about licensing can be found at

The Vola Lawson Animal Shelter is located at 4101 Eisenhower Ave., Alexandria, VA 22304.