Concerned pet owners should contact their state legislators and the Chair of the Board, State Veterinarian Dr. Scott Marshall at 401-222-2781 scott.marshall@DEM.RI.GOV to insist this policy change is instituted.
Promises of change to come are as good as none.
RHODE ISLAND - Board OKs Change in Rabies Policy
Providence Journal News Digest
May 1, 2009
"PROVIDENCE –– The Rhode Island Rabies Control Board has approved a change in policy that could pave the way for regulations that will allow the vaccination of dogs and cats every three years, rather than every two years."
H/T: Kris Christine, The Rabies Challenge Fund