Newman animal clinic

The Newman Alternative to Euthanasia Program will host an animal clinic today (Thursday, Oct. 10) in Pioneer Park (Fresno and R streets).

The spay/neuter, vaccination and dog licensing clinic will be held from 5-7 p.m.

Services offered include rabies vaccination ($6), parvo/distemper vaccination (dogs only, $10), bordetella vaccination (dogs only, $10), micro-chipping ($20), feline leukemia vaccine ($7.50) and feline FVRCP combination vaccine ($7.50).

Vouchers good for rabies vaccine, DHLPP vaccine or feline vaccines, microchip, spay/neuter and dog licenses are available for $140 (dogs) and $75 (cats). Those purchasing a voucher are asked to not bring their pet to the clinic.

Dog licenses may be purchased as well. Licenses are $150 a year for unaltered dogs and $12 annually for spayed or neutered dogs. Senior citizens (60 and older) receive a 50 percent license discount.

All dogs must be on leashes and cats in carriers. Owners of pets must be present.

All services are cash only.

Newman fall cleanup

The city of Newman is hosting its annual fall cleanup through Oct. 12.

The fall cleanup week includes daily disposal of unwanted items, household hazardous waste disposal and a tire amnesty event.

Residents may dispose of unwanted items free of charge at the cleanup, located at 1420 M St.

Hours are 7:30 a.m. to 3:50 p.m. daily. No refrigerators, computer monitors or televisions are accepted. The cleanup is open to city of Newman residents only. Current city utility bill and driver’s license required

A household hazardous waste event open to all Stanislaus County residents will be offered Oct. 11-12 from 8 a.m. to noon at the city corporation yard, 712 Fresno St. Load limit is 15 gallons or 100 pounds.

Items accepted include used oil and filters, car batteries, anti-freeze, gasoline/diesel fuel, brake fluid, road flares, carburetor cleaner, paint and paint thinner, drain cleaner, aerosol products, roofing tar, kerosene, batteries, mercury thermometers and thermostats, pesticides, herbicides, propane cylinders (five gallons or less), fertilizers, pool chemicals and charcoal lighter fluid.

A tire amnesty event will be offered Oct. 9-11 at the corporation yard. Hours are 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. No rims accepted.

Flu shot clinic in Santa Nella

The Merced County Department of Public Health is recommending residents 6 months or older get a flu vaccine by the end of October.

Flu shots are available from a number of sources, including health care providers, local pharmacies and free clinics throughout Merced county.

A vaccination clinic will be held in Santa Nella Monday, Oct. 21, from 1-5 p.m. at the community’s Head Start center.

For more information, call 381-1180.