RI Rabies Law--Contact Rabies Control Board Now
--Rhode Island's Rabies Control Board is meeting on April 29, 2009
at 9:00 a.m. in Room 370 (room 300 alternate) Conference Room Division of Agriculture at 235 Promenade Street in Providence, RI. On the Agenda http://www2.sec.state.ri.us/omfiling...2009/72956.pdf
is changing the state regulation from requiring dogs and cats to be vaccinated every 2 years against rabies to the 3 year national standard with the inclusion of a medical exemption for sick animals.
Please contact the members of the Rabies Control Board (e-mails listed below) and ask them to change the rabies protocol to 3 years and include a medical exemption clause. Ask any concerned pet owner you know to do the same.
Rabies Control Board Members
Dr. Scott Marshall scott.marshall@DEM.RI.GOV
State Veterinarian and Chair of the Rabies Control Board 401-222-2781 ext. 4503
Betsy Hanson firstname.lastname@example.org
Charles Brown email@example.com
Utpala Bandy UtpalaB@doh.state.ri.us
Dave Holden firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Christopher Hannafin email@example.com