The Lagos State Government recently declared that no less than 1.5 million dogs will be vaccinated over the next two weeks.
The government said the operation would take place during the free anti-rabies vaccination crusade initiated to prevent the deaths of animals in the state.
This was confirmed by the State Commissioner for Agriculture, Abisola Olusanya, on Tuesday at the inauguration of the vaccination campaign at the Oba Ayangburen Palace in Ikorodu, Ikorodu State.
The Commissioner urged pet owners to carry their dogs for the exercise, adding that the government had made the exercise free of charge for the citizenry.
Olusanya announced that the exercise would take place in the five districts of the State, along with the Veterinary Clinic, alongside LASPOTECH Second Gate, opposite Access Bank, Odogunyan, Ikorodu; the Veterinary Centre, Epe Local Government Compound, Orita Marun Epe; the Veterinary Clinic, opposite Bethel Church, Beside Alesh Hotel Ajah; and the Veterinary Clinic, Randle General Hospital, Benson Street, Suruler.
Others include the Veterinary Clinic at Aiyedoto Farms Settlement, Agric Street, Ojo; the Veterinary Clinic at Beach Road, Opposite General Hospital, Badagry; and the Animal Hospital at Old Abeokuta Motor Road, LSADA Office, Opposite DSTV Office, Oko-Oba Agege.