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Office of Will County Executive
Lawrence M. Walsh
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, August 30, 2018
For more information, contact:
Tammy; Reiher

Will County offers spay/neuter discount for residents’ pets in September

NEW LENOX – Will County residents who have their pets spayed or neutered at participating veterinary offices in September can receive a $40 county-sponsored discount.

The discount applies for up to two animals per household and is exclusively for pet owners who live in Will County. More than 18,000 pets have been treated since the program originated in 2007.

 “This continued partnership between our Animal Control department and the many veterinarians in Will County is the key to protecting the health of our residents’ pets,” said Will County Executive Larry Walsh. “This is an important service I encourage all eligible residents to utilize.”

To be eligible for the $40 discount on a pet’s spay or neuter:

  • Pet owners must show proof of residency in Will County;
  • Pets must be registered with Will County Animal Control and reside with the owner;
  • Proof of current rabies vaccination and Will County registration tag must be provided on the day of surgery;
  • Rabies vaccination can be administered on the day of surgery, as well as registration tag purchase;
  • Surgery must take place in September.

Pet owners should call their veterinary office and confirm that the facility is participating. 

Will County Animal Control is under the County Executive’s office and is led by Dr. L.P Schild.  For additional information about this program, call (815) 724-1521.

 
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Anastasia Tuskey
Communications Director
Ph: 815-740-8376

Tammy Reiher
Public Information Officer
Ph: 815-774-7485

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Will County and Joliet officials were joined by representatives from various industries at the first GreenTown Conference held in the county. The event, held on Friday, October 26, was designed to bring public and private sector partners together in order to create a coordinated plan to encourage healthy, sustainable communities.
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Friends of Sunny Hill bazaar, luncheon to be Friday, Nov. 16

The Friends of Sunny Hill will hold its annual Sunshine Holiday Gift Bazaar and BBQ luncheon from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Nov.16, at the Sunny Hill Nursing Home of Will County, 421 Doris Ave.

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County Executive Walsh honored with Community Caring Award

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Will County offices will be closed on Monday, November 12 in observance of Veterans' Day.
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Will County Offices closed Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23 in honor of Thanksgiving Holiday

All Will County office buildings will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23.

We will resume normal business hours on Monday, November 26. Happy Thanksgiving!
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