Stay Informed with Animal Services
- What is a microchip?
- How is a microchip implanted into an animal? Is it painful? Does it require surgery or anesthesia?
- What kind of information is contained in the microchip? Is there a tracking device in it? Will it store my pet's medical information?
- What do they mean by "microchip frequency"?
- I've heard about something called "ISO standard." What does that mean?
- What are universal (forward and backward-reading) scanners? How do they differ from other scanners?
- How does a microchip help reunite a lost animal with its owner?
Irving Animal Services (IAS) is looking for people willing to care for young kittens until they are eight to 10 weeks old, when they can be returned to the shelter to be spayed/neutered and adopted. Read on...
Excited tail wags, cuddle sessions and tongues-out smiles are some of the special moments Irving Animal Services’ (IAS) pets give their families. Shelter pets, whether adopted or fostered, bring joy and laughter to their homes and a lifetime of memories. Read on...