Shelter to hold low cost vaccine/microchip clinic in Westport

The clinic will go next weekend

North Beach PAWS will take the trip south of the mouth of the harbor on June 15 when it offers at low-cost vaccine and microchip clinic near Westport.

The clinic, running from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., will be hosted at the South Beach Regional Fire Authority’s training center at 805 WA-105, according to the news release.

“Thanks to vaccinations, numerous common diseases are entirely preventable,” reads the news release “A microchip is the only permanent identification that can reunite you with your beloved lost pet. Unlike collars and ID tags that can break or get lost, a microchip will last for the life of your pet.”

The first-come first-serve event is offering vaccines and microchips for $20 each, according to the news release. Dogs can get rabies, DAPP, and Bordetella vaccines, while cats can get rabies and FVRCP vaccines.

Flea treatment is also available for cats for $20, according to the release.

Veterinarians Dr. Brian Becker, Dr. Emily Becker, Dr. Stacy Steele and Dr. John Stevenson will perform the administer the clinic alongside support staff and volunteers.

Dogs must be leashed and cats in carriers, according to the news release. Rabies vaccines for dogs and cats are a requirement under state law, according to the news release.

The next clinic will be held on July 14 in Montesano.

Anyone with more questions should contact the shelter at 360-660-4660 or visit

Contact Senior Reporter Michael S. Lockett at 757-621-1197 or