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Corona Animal Shelter Microchipping Services Begin Sept. 13

Post Date:09/07/2017 9:20 a.m.

Animal Services & Enforcement Press Release

For Immediate Release

CORONA ANIMAL SHELTER MICROCHIPPING SERVICES BEGIN SEPT. 13

CORONA, CA–Beginning Wednesday, September 13, 2017 the Corona Animal Shelter will offer microchipping services to City of Corona’s residents.

A highly-anticipated service, microchipping is permanent pet identification. The process is simple, and the chip is designed to quickly identify pets and reunite them with their owners should they become lost. Most pets wear collar tags imprinted with their name and the phone number of their pet parent, but only a microchip provides permanent ID that cannot fall off, be removed, or become impossible to read.

Microchipping services will be offered for dogs and cats on Wednesdays, from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m., by appointment only. Residents are asked to arrive 15 minutes prior to their appointment time to complete microchip registration paperwork. Both dogs and cats can be microchipped for only $5.00, but dogs must be licensed prior to the date of their appointment.

For more information about this new service, please call 951-736-2309. The Corona Animal Shelter is located at 1330 Magnolia Avenue in Corona and is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturdays, and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesdays and Thursdays. 

About the City of Corona: Corona is located adjacent to Orange County California at the junction of the 91 and 15 freeways with a population of more than 160,000 residents. For more information regarding the City of Corona visit www.CoronaCA.gov.

Media Contact
Sgt. Chad Fountain
Public Information Officer
951-736-2280
Chad.Fountain@CoronaCA.gov

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