City Offering Free Microchip Program for Dogs in Stray Prone NeighborhoodPress Release
SAN ANGELO, TX -- The City of San Angelo Animal Services division is holding a free microchip weekend Friday through Sunday in north San Angelo.
According to COSA Public Information Officer Anthony Wilson, free microchips for dogs will be available from noon-4 p.m. Friday, May 31, through Sunday, June 2, at Food King, 1926 N. Bryant Blvd.
The free microchip clinic is an effort by the City of San Angelo’s Animal Services division to proactively return lost pets to owners in a neighborhood that produces the most reports of stray dogs. The goal is for animal control officers to be able to identify strays as owned pets in the field. That will allow them to return dogs to their homes without taking it to the shelter. If animals must be taken to the shelter, the identifying chips will allow the City to contact owners to retrieve their pets.
The Animal Services division received sponsorships to offer 300 microchips at no cost to families in need. No cats will be microchipped at the three-day event.
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