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News Release

Free Microchips Available for Pets Starting July 7

Supply Limited to First 300 Pets, Appointments Needed

For immediate release: July 1, 2020

Beginning July 7, for a limited time only, free HomeAgain microchips will be available for Moreno Valley dogs and cats. That's a $16 savings per pet! Residents must make an appointment with the Animal Shelter.

"As the human companion to two beautiful dogs, I urge residents to take advantage of this opportunity," said Dr. Yxstian Gutierrez, Mayor of Moreno Valley. "It brings tremendous peace of mind knowing that my dogs can be easily identified at any veterinary hospital or animal shelter if they were to be lost or injured."

This offer will last until 300 dogs and cats are scheduled to be microchipped. To make an appointment, call 951-413-3790, Tuesday – Friday, 10:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., or on Saturday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Up to four pets per household can qualify for free microchips. Proof of residency will be required at the time of your appointment. Dog owners must have a current dog license but may renew or purchase a new license at the time of their appointment.

Since 2015, microchipping has been required in Moreno Valley for all dogs and cats.

This free microchip promotion is funded by a generous grant from the Petco Foundation.


Microchips Gratis Para Mascotas están Disponibles a Partir del 7 de Julio
Los Recursos son Limitados a las Primeras 300 Mascotas, Se Requiere hacer una Cita

A partir del 7 de julio, por tiempo limitado, habrá HomeAgain microchips gratis disponibles para perros y gatos de Moreno Valley. ¡Eso es un ahorro de $16 por mascota! Los residentes deben hacer una cita con el Refugio de Animales.

"Como el compañero humano de dos hermosos perros, deseo que los residentes aprovechen esta oportunidad", dijo el Dr. Yxstian Gutiérrez, Alcalde de Moreno Valley. "Trae una tremenda tranquilidad saber que mis perros pueden ser identificados fácilmente en cualquier hospital veterinario o refugio de animales si se pierden o resultan heridos".

Esta oferta durará hasta que 300 perros y gatos estén programados para recibir el microchip. Para hacer una cita, llame al 951-413-3790, de martes a viernes, de 10:30 a.m. a 5:30 p.m., o los sábados de 10 a.m. a 4 p.m.

Hasta cuatro mascotas por hogar pueden calificar para microchips gratis. Se requerirá un comprobante de domicilio al momento de su cita. Los dueños de perros deben tener una licencia de perro actual, pero pueden renovar o comprar una nueva licencia al momento de su cita.

Desde 2015, se han requerido microchips en Moreno Valley para todos los perros y gatos.

Esta promoción gratis de microchips está financiada por una generosa donación de la Fundación Petco.

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