Veterinarian microchipping area pets to aid city's shelter

Posted: November 26, 2017 at 2:34 a.m.

Dr. Brian Barron’s family saw first-hand how microchips can help reunite lost pets with their owners when his own dogs pulled their collars off while escaping. “Even veterinarians’ dogs get returned on these chips.”

Dr. Brian Barron’s family saw first-hand how microchips can help reunite lost pets with their owners when his own dogs pulled their collars off while escaping. “Even veterinarians’ dogs get returned on these chips.”

They're part of the family -- fur babies, four-footed friends -- but no matter how loyal or obedient they are, they can still get lost. And no matter how smart a dog is, it can't tell kind strangers his parents' phone number.

In three years, Dr. Brian Barron and his staff have injected microchips into 1,500 pets at low-cost microchipping events for the Friends of the Little...

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