Miami County

Service Area

Dr. Kathleen Oldfather provides limited house call services to the following communities in Miami County:

Peru, Denver, Macy, Chili, Mexico, Gilead, and Bunker Hill.

Please call for more details on specific house call services.

Miami County Vaccination Requirements

Rabies

All dogs, cats and ferrets three (3) months of age and older must be vaccinated against rabies. The rabies vaccination of a dog, cat and ferret shall be maintained by ongoing re-vaccination of the animal as follows:

  1. Ferrets shall be re-vaccinated within twelve (12) months of the prior vaccination.
  2. Dogs and cats that are vaccinated with a rabies vaccine whose label recommends annual boosters shall be re-vaccinated within twelve (12) months of the prior vaccination.
  3. Dogs and cats that are vaccinated with rabies vaccine whose label recommends a booster one (1) year later and triennially thereafter shall be re-vaccinated within twelve (12) months of the first vaccination and shall be re-vaccinated within thirty six (36) months of each vaccination thereafter.

The owner of the animal is responsible for procuring the vaccination required by this Section. Any dog, cat or ferret not vaccinated in compliance with this section shall be subject to impoundment and all owners shall be subject to fine as established by this ordinance.

For further details and legal definitions please see the Amended Miami County animal control ordinance.