The best way to ensure the quick and safe return of your pet is to have them microchipped with up-to-date information and wearing visible ID tags on their collar. To help ensure our community has access to this important service, Better Together Animal Alliance (BTAA) is hosting a free microchip and vaccination clinic on April 29 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Boundary County Fairgrounds. This free clinic is generously funded by Roberta Thompson, vaccines are provided by PetcoLove, and pet food will be available courtesy of Chewy and the Humane Society of the United States.
Implanted microchips can serve as an important security measure to help ensure that a pet is returned home, even if a collar and tag are lost. Veterinarians, shelters, and animal control professionals are able to scan these chips and track down each pet’s registered owner. BTAA will have trained staff and volunteers on-site to help pet owners register their current information as part of the microchipping process and facilitate pet vaccinations.
For those planning to attend, please note that all dogs must be on a leash at all times, and all cats must be in carriers. Services are provided on a first-come, first-served basis and are limited to 75 participants. If you have any questions or would like to learn more about BTAA’s services, call (208) 265-7297 ext. 100.