Shelter’s event encourages microchipping

Animal Welfare Friends Shelter in Monticello is hosting a low-cost microchip and vaccination event for cats and dogs Saturday, May 1, at the shelter, 22407 Business Highway 151. Vaccinations will be administered by the Monticello Veterinary Clinic. The event will offer the following: microchipping from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. for $20 per animal, rabies vaccination from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. for $10 per animal and distemper vaccination from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. for $15 per animal.

Pets will be taken by a first come first served basis. Cash and checks are accepted.