Mandate Requires Animals get Microchipped


3 THE CITY OF WEST LAFAYETTE MAY FINE PET OWNERS IF THEIR ANIMAL ENDS UP AT A LOCAL SHELTER. NEWS 18’S KIYERRA LAKE REPORTS ON THE IMPORTANCE OF THE FINES.. BUT ALSO HOW TO AVOID THEM. THE CITY OF WEST LAFAYETTE APPROVED AN ORDINANCE LAST NIGHT TO PROTECT LOST AND NEGLECTED ANIMALS BY GETTING THEM MICROCHIPPED.IN RETURN, THIS KEEPS RESIDENTS IN THE AREA SAFE. #@THE ALMOST HOME HUMANE SOCIETY SEES ABOUT 150 PETS FROM WEST LAFAYETTE A YEAR. EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR STACY ROGERS HIGHLY RECOMMENDS GETTING THEM MICROCHIPPED. “IT’S REALLY THE BEST WAY TO MAKE SURE YOUR PETS GONNA GET BACK TO YOU AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.”THE MICROCHIP IS IMPLANTED UNDERNEATH THE ANIMAL’S SKIN AND PROGRAMMED WITH THE OWNERS CONTACT INFORMATION.THIS WILL BE DONE TO ALL IMPOUNDED ANIMALS THANKS TO AN ORDINANCE PASSED TUESDAY BY THE CITY COUNCIL. “IT’S JUST A QUICK INJECTION JUST LIKE GETTING A VACCINE FOR YOUR PET AND IT’S GONNA BE THERE FOR THE REST OF THEIR LIFE.”IF AN ANIMAL IS IMPOUNDED, THE ORDINANCE STATES THE OWNER HAS FOUR DAYS TO PAY A FINE OF 10 DOLLARS FOR THE FIRST OFFENSE, 20 DOLLARS FOR EACH OFFENSIVE IN THAT SAME YEAR. THE OWNER WILL ALSO BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE BOARDING AND MICROCHIP IMPLANT FEES.MAYOR JOHN DENNIS WAS BEHIND THE ORDINANCE. HIS DOG HAS BEEN MICROCHIPPED AND HE HAS SEEN NO NEGATIVE SIDE EFFECTS.”WE HAD THE CHIP PUT IN HER AND IT HAS CHANGED HER IN NO WAY. SHE’S STILL A GREAT BIG, FRIENDLY , LOVING DOG.” THE ARE A LOT OF THINGS THAT CAN HAPPEN TO ANIMALS IF TREATED IRRESPONSIBLY. “BEING A PET OWNER REQUIRES SOME DEGREE OF RESPONSIBILITY AND ONE OF THOSE RESPONSIBILITIES IS PROPERLY CHIPPING AND IDENTIFYING YOUR DOG.”@# ON SEPTEMBER 10TH FROM 10 A-M TO 4 P-M THE ALMOST HOME HUMANE SOCIETY IS HAVING A FREE

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  1. If you love pets, you will find the truth about pet microchips and who is promoting them. Do you think Merck loves pets? Do you really believe you can implant an electronic device in the tissues of a pet with a 12 gauge needle and not hurt them? Way bigger than a piece of rice.

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