Microchipping Your Dog

Microchips Are Your Pet's Best Friend!

A microchip is a small, electronic chip enclosed in a glass cylinder about the size of a grain of rice. The microchip is activated by a scanner which receives information about the pet’s owners and home from the chip. he best reason to have your animals microchipped is to improve the chance that you'll get your animal back if it becomes lost or stolen..

  • Washoe County Regional Animal Services believes that microchipping is your pet’s best chance of finding home if it ever becomes lost
  • For a limited time, all microchips are FREE. All it takes is a simple injection and the microchip is ready to serve for the lifetime of your pet
  • Microchipped pets can be scanned in the field and returned to their homes without ever having to be brought to the shelter

Happy reunions are happening all around us, thanks to microchips!

Why Microchip?

Free Microchip flyer


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