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The Veterinarian Association of the North Shore will hold a rabies clinic Wednesday, May 1, 4 to 6 p.m., behind Memorial Fire Station, 24 Martin St. Dogs and cats (over 12 years old) only. Cost is $10 per pet; cash or personal check. All vaccinations are good for one year without a rabies vaccination certificate. Three-year vaccinations will only be given to those with previous certificates that prove up-to-date and previous vaccination status. Proceeds benefit scholarship fund for North Shore veterinary students.
Blood pressure clinics
The Essex Council on Aging holds a blood pressure clinic the third Thursday of each month, 10:30 a.m., at the Senior Center, 17 Pickering St.
The Essex County Trail Association’s 18th annual Equine Expo will take place Saturday, April 27, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Topsfield Fairgrounds. Features tack, riding apparel, stable equipment, giftware, herbal products, supplements, equine massage, photography, equine publications, tack trunks, rescue organizations, home décor and more. Admission is $5, free for children under 10. A demonstration ring in the arena will run all day. Proceeds benefit ECTA, which helps protect access to the trails and open lands throughout Hamilton, Wenham, Ipswich, Topsfield, Essex and West Newbury. Vendor spaces are $75, and sponsorships start at $200. Contact Kay Joseph at 978-768-6275 or firstname.lastname@example.org.