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Pasco County Animal Services Offers Free Microchipping

By Meaghan Goepferich Posted on November 29, 2020

~~“Home for the Holidays” drive-thru event will help 200 pets December 5~~

Pasco County Animal Services Offers Free Microchipping

Pasco County Animal Services (PCAS) is helping dogs and cats find their way Home for the Holidays” by offering free microchipping Saturday, December 5, 2020, in a special drive-thru event open to all Pasco County residents.

WHAT:          “Home for the Holidays” Microchipping

WHEN:          Saturday, December 5, 2020

                        9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

WHERE:       PCAS 19640 Dogpatch Ln.

                        Land O’ Lakes, FL

Parking lot of Building C, behind Adoption Center

You can pre-register online beginning Saturday, November 28, with a limit of three pets per household.  *Please note the registration link will not be live until 8 a.m. on Nov. 28.

Staff and volunteers will direct you to the microchipping station upon arrival.  Due to COVID-19 precautions, only one person can accompany a pet outside the vehicle, and face masks are required.  Dogs must be on leashes and cats in hard-sided carriers, with one cat per carrier.

“During the busy holiday season, we want to ensure pets have the opportunity for a safe return home if they become lost,” said PCAS Director Mike Shumate.  “Microchips are a critical tool for reuniting lost animals, and we’re thankful to our rescue partners for their contributions to this important initiative.”

This event is made possible through generous donations from Animal Welfare and Rescue in Zephyrhills and Love to the Rescue in Wesley Chapel.

The Pasco County Animal Services Department is dedicated to promoting and protecting the health, safety and welfare of animals and people.  For more information, including a full list of programs and services, please visit our website at:



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