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Tag Archives: microchip

Can Your Pet Get Carded? Pet ID Week

April 16, 2015

Every time I walk out the door without my wallet, I feel a little internal tension — a little voice saying, “What if you get pulled over? What if you get in an accident?” and I almost always have to turn around and go get it. If only our pets felt the same way. But the problem of stray dogs and feral cats proves that…  

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Your Lost Pet’s Ticket Home

May 08, 2013

There is nothing worse than that empty pit-in-the-stomach feeling when the realization hits that your pet is nowhere to be found. There is no question that proper identification is a lost pet’s ticket home. But these days a collar with a tag simply isn’t enough because they can be removed. A microchip in addition to a collar is definitely the answer. Fortunately, micro-chipping is becoming…  

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Some Helpful Hints About Pet Sitting

April 02, 2013

It happens in every pet household. You suddenly have to go away overnight or for a few days and what do you do about the cat/dog/hamster/rabbit while you are gone? It’s really not advisable to leave them alone with lots of food and water even overnight because things do happen in the home. A sudden invasion of ants taking over the food bowl will leave…  

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Combating Pet Theft: Steps to Take if Your Pet is Missing

March 06, 2013

UPDATED: Nov 14, 2013 Sadly pets get stolen all the time. There is even an annual Pet Theft Awareness Day, organized by a wonderful organization called Last Chance for Animals. But any time of year is a good time to raise awareness of how easy it is for pets to be stolen. I spend a lot of time in Belmont Shore in Long Beach, California. It’s an…  

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