Rabies infects not only dogs but also humans and other animals, and when it develops, it is almost 100% deadly. Approximately 55,000 people died of rabies every year around the world.
Dog rabies preventive injections are done every April in prefecture towns and cities. If you own a dog, please check the schedule in the public information of the city where you live, and be sure to let your dog receive a rabies preventive injection. You can also go to a veterinary animal hospital for the preventive injections.
Please observe the following duties stipulated by the rabies prevention law for dog owners.
1 Register your dog
2 Let your dog take a rabies preventive injection
3 Attach dogs’ registration (registration cards) and injected votes (proof of receiving injections) to the dog collar.
*The injection and registration are charged.
For the schedule of rabies preventive injection and procedures such as registration, please consult your city / town office.
※Reference※ About Rabies（by Kosei Rodosho）