Tag: microchip

Microchips: Only as Good as the Registration

Few things are as heartbreaking as a lost pet, especially if it’s yours. As many as 8 million dogs and cats end up in animal shelters each year, and sadly, fewer than 20% are ever reunited with their owners. If those owners had taken one easy step, that outcome could have been avoided. A simple… Read more »

Fourth of July Means Runaway Pets. Make Sure Yours Is Findable

The Fourth of July is just around the corner. Did you know that the day after is the busiest day of the year for animal shelters that take in lost cats and dogs? That’s not difficult to understand, especially if your pet is excitable around loud noises. What can you do to find your pet… Read more »

Take precautions to keep your pets safe during the July 4th festivities

Precautions for Pet's During Festivities

Fireworks, picnics and other Fourth of July traditions can be great fun for people; but all of the festivities can be frightening and even dangerous for animals. Noisy fireworks and other celebrations can startle animals and cause them to run away; holiday foods can be unhealthy; summer heat and travel can be dangerous; and potentially… Read more »

Microchipping Your Pet

Whether you have had your dog or cat for years, or have just welcomed a new furry family member into your home, having them microchipped is an important safety precaution. Here at Powell Veterinary Service we use an ISO chip created by SaveThisLife that can be read with any universal microchip reader. The microchip gives… Read more »