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?
Nesting birds – herons, egrets and other nesting water birds – bring challenges such as noise, odor and significant amounts of excrement that covers streets, sidewalks, cars and mailboxes on public and private property. Read on...
Springtime in Texas means warmer temperatures, and unfortunately, a surge in parvo and distemper infections in animals. IAS reminds pet owners to take their pets to the veterinarian for a checkup and vaccinations. Read on...