Safe and Reliable: Why Microchipping Your Pet is Spot-On

Orange tabby kitten in a treeEvery pet owner wants to do everything they can to safeguard their pet’s health and wellness, but like everything in life, there are some things we can’t control. Pets and their people never intend to become separated, but it happens more often than you think. Even though you can’t entirely prevent this from happening, there’s something you can do to increase the chances of being reunited. Microchipping your pet is one of the easiest precautions to take, and we can help!

Homeward Bound

Animals can miraculously find their way home after wandering too far, but sometimes, events can drastically alter their journey. For instance, if a pet is found walking around unattended, they’re most likely going to be picked up by a good Samaritan, police officer, or animal control.

Sometimes, pets are simply adopted again by individuals who chanced upon them (a collar with ID tags can be removed and forgotten about). However, if an animal is brought to a vet or a shelter, they’ll be scanned to see if they’re microchipped. Continue…

How to Help Your Local Shelter This Holiday Season

The holidays aren’t just for humans; there are many ways to help pets in need this season. Our local animal shelters are a great place to start. By volunteering, donating, or fostering, you can make it a wonderful life for pets in need this year. Our team at Shelden Veterinary Care has compiled these ideas for how to help your local shelter this holiday season.

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