Senator Ling Ling Chang and Local Organizations Provide Free Microchipping for National Pet Month
In celebration of National Pet Month, Senator Ling Ling Chang (R-Diamond Bar) and animal advocates gathered to host a free “Microchip Your Pet Day.” Veterinarians and staff implanted nearly 100 microchips. Experts say microchipping of pets is the easiest and most effective way to help them in the tragic event they become lost or separated, but many pets in California have never undergone this simple process. Senate Bill 64, authored by Senator Chang, would change this. The bill would require local animal control agencies to implant and register microchips in all recovered cats and dogs, potentially reuniting thousands of pets with loving families. Read more
Placentia Library District, Healthcare & Emergency Animal Rescue Team, Mt. San Antonio College, Carrington College, Michelson Found Animals, and Social Compassion in Legislation provide support for free microchipping of cats and dogs.