Vaccinations, microchips and licensing

Vaccination and microchip clinics

Vaccines and microchips are available from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Monday and Tuesday in the lobby of the Sacramento SPCA Animal Services Building. No appointment is necessary.

Please be aware that wait times can be very long and that our clinic is closed on holidays.



  • Rabies – $6
  • Combo* – $20
  • Bordetella – $20
  • Microchip — $25

  • Rabies —  $6
  • Combo** – $20
  • Microchip — $25

*Combination vaccines for dogs:
DHPP (distemper, heptatitis, parvo, parainfluenza)

**Combination vaccines for cats:
FVRCP (feline viral rhinotracheitis, calici, panleukopenia)

Important reminders before coming to the clinic:

  • Dogs must be on leash and cats must be in carriers.
  • Please print and fill out our vaccination form and bring it with you to the clinic.
  • Please bring your previous rabies certificate if you have one available. Vaccines provided at the clinic are good for one year unless proof of current rabies vaccination can be provided. Current vaccinations are those that do not exceed 30 days past the due date. If proof of previous rabies vaccination is provided and current then vaccines are valid for a three-year period.
  • We cannot handle animals that may be aggressive toward people or other animals. If your animal exhibits signs of aggression in unfamiliar surroundings or with unfamiliar animals, please see your local veterinarian for services.
  • We do not accept feral cats at any of the vaccination clinics.
  • Due to limited waiting space, please refrain from bringing friends or family.
  • We accept all forms of payment.

Licensing options

Pet licenses can only be provided by the Sacramento SPCA for residents seeking a first-time license.

Licenses are available during regular business hours. Owners must show proof of current rabies vaccination and, if applicable, a spay/neuter certificate.

Payments processed at the Sacramento SPCA for this service must be paid by check or money order.

Licensing options and fees for your jurisdiction

City of Sacramento Sacramento County
City of Citrus Heights City of Elk Grove
City of Rancho Cordova