Cheap mi­crochip­ping

Southern Gazette (Victoria Park) - - Street Watch - D474678

IT’S quick, cheap and sim­ple to keep your furry friends safe in Bel­mont this month.

PET­s­tock Bio-John on Aber­nethy Road is hold­ing a mi­crochip blitz on Satur­day, Oc­to­ber 21, and Sun­day, Oc­to­ber 22.

Mi­crochip­ping at the event will cost $10 per pet, just a frac­tion of the stan­dard price.

Own­ers can bring in their dogs, cats and small an­i­mals.

Store man­ager Natasha McPher­son is en­cour­ag­ing every­one to get in­volved, from lo­cal own­ers to res­cue groups.

“Last year, we mi­crochipped over 8000 pets over two days across the coun­try. We’re hop­ing to do even more this time around,” she said.

“We do a lot of dif­fer­ent an­i­mals. Apart from Queens­land, a lot of states do fer­rets, rab­bits, all sorts of things.”

The mi­crochip­ping is done Je­nae Grig­gsby with her poo­dle Hud­son and PET­s­tock man­ager Natasha McPher­son. by vets and vet nurses, with many vol­un­teers com­ing to­gether to do­nate their time to the event.

Je­nae Grig­gsby, owner of 11week-old stan­dard poo­dle Hud­son, said mi­crochip­ping pets gives own­ers peace of mind.

“In case they get lost, it’s eas­ier to find their home,” she said.

Visit pet­s­ to book a time slot for the mi­crochip blitz.

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