Vets oppose Tennessee bill that aims to impose rabies fee

05/4/2010 | Chattanooga Times Free Press (Tenn.)

A proposal in Tennessee would allow the state's Health Department to impose a $1 fee on rabies vaccinations as a way to provide funding for investigations into potential rabies cases in the state. The measure, which has been forwarded to the House Budget Subcommittee, is opposed by most veterinarians, who say the increased cost could discourage animal owners from having their pets vaccinated.

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