The St. Mary's Animal Welfare League is a nonprofit, rescue organization that specializes in the rescue, care and placement of abused, neglected and homeless companion animals

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2018 Pet Fair

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SMAWL Low Cost Clinics

smawl rabies clinic 2018


The St. Mary’s Animal Welfare League (SMAWL), in partnership with the St. Mary’s County Health Department, offers low-cost rabies vaccinations, distemper vaccinations and microchipping to the public every month from March through November.

The clinics are held at the St. Mary’s County Fairgrounds on the second Monday of each month from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. The vaccinations are available for cats, dogs.

The cost is $15.00 per animal for each rabies vaccine, $10 for each distemper vaccine and $30 for a microchip.

Dates for 2018:

  •    Monday, March 12

       Monday, April 9

       Monday, May 14

       Monday, June 11

       Monday, July 9

       Monday, August 13

       Monday, September 10

       Monday, October 8

       Monday, November 12

(301) 373-5659

Post Office Box 1232
Leonardtown, Maryland 20650

To obtain a three-year vaccination, you must present a current rabies certificate (not tags).