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?
The agency offers animal owners a FAQs sheet to help them understand the coronavirus, how animals may be affected, and how to prepare in the event of illness. Read on...
In an effort to protect public health, the City of Irving will manage public access at the Irving Animal Care Campus. Managed access will remain in effect until further notice. All volunteer and community service activities are suspended. Read on...