Rabies/Vaccination Clinics & Microchips

Dogs and cats can contract rabies through contact with animals including bats and skunks. Did you know that cats can contract and spread rabies, too? It is a Sacramento County regulation that dogs and cats over four months old be vaccinated for rabies and licensed.

Bradshaw Low-Cost Vaccine Clinic: 3839 Bradshaw Road, Sacramento, CA 95827
This clinic is for dogs and is hosted monthly by the Bradshaw Animal Shelter. Appointments are required. Please arrive on time and have your dog on a leash or in a carrier. Vaccines are $10 each and microchips are free. Visit the appointment link below for upcoming dates and more information below.

VIP Petcare Vaccination Clinic: 3839 Bradshaw Road, Sacramento, CA 95827

  • The clinics are run by VIP Pet Care and you can find a list of services and pricing available at VIPPetcare.com​
    • All dogs must be on leashes - all cats must be in carriers 
    • Dog and cat licenses may be purchased during our walk-in hours Tuesday-Sunday between noon and 4:30pm​ - cash or check acceptable
    • Rabies/Vaccinations, Microchipping, Deworming, Testing, and other services are available

VIP Petcare Clinic Schedule: (Please check the website for schedule changes)
*Please visit the VIP Petcare website for updates on new clinic procedures.

  • Thursday, June 27, 2024, 3-5pm 
  • Thursday, July 25, 2024, 3-5pm 
  • Thursday, August 22, 2024, 3-5pm 
  • Thursday, September 19​, 2024, 3-5pm 
For a list of VIP Petcare locations, visit ​the Find a Location​ page. ​

Community Spay and Neuter (CSN) Clinic Vaccinations: Building next to Bradshaw Shelter 

For a list of free and low-cost options, visit ​sac​animal.org or Sacramento SPCA.


Free BAAT Clinic: Vaccines, microchips, ID tags, collars, deworming, flea prevention, low-cost spay/neuter vouchers, and treatment of some minor medical issues available for eligible low-income Sacramento County Residents. For details, call (916) 875-BAAT.

​Importance of Microchipping: Microchipping your pet can help reunite you if your pet becomes lost. ​For more details, visit Microchip Pet IDs page.​ 

Microchipping Information: If you adopted your dog or cat from the Bradshaw Animal Shelter, your pet may have been registered through the ​​Michelson Found Animal​ Registry​. Pl​ease contact them if you need to update your pet's information at microchipregistry​​@foundanimals.org and mention the microchip number on file. If you need assistance locating your microchip number, please contact our staff at countyanimalcare@saccounty.net.​ If you microchipped your pet through VIP Petcare during one of our monthly clinics at the shelter, visit VIPPetcare.com​ and click on "request pet records" at the top of the page. ​