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March is Microchipping Month, and the Nevada Humane Society (NHS) encourages all pet homeowners to have their pets microchipped in case the worst occurs, and Fido or Fluffy they misplaced.
Thankfully, the Carson Metropolis Shelter, positioned at 549 Airport Highway, provides free microchips to any Carson Metropolis resident.
Every year, greater than 6.5 million animals enter animal shelters throughout the nation, in accordance with the NHS. Many of those are pets which were misplaced on their means residence. On common, solely three to 4 % of canines arriving at shelters are microchipped.
The statistic is even decrease for cats, as fewer than one % of these coming into shelters are microchipped.
“This will increase the chance that after a pet is misplaced, it might by no means be reunited with its household, which is why microchipping is so necessary,” an NHS spokesman mentioned.
Any Carson Metropolis resident ought to name to make an appointment on the Carson Metropolis shelter. You may name the principle line (775-887-2171) to make an appointment, or schedule one for our immunization clinic, the place we are able to additionally present microchipping. The handle of the Nevada Humane Society, Carson Metropolis is 549 Airport Highway.