Free microchipping for dogs event slated for Pasco County

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PORT RICHEY — Pasco County Animal Services is offering a drive-through free microchipping event for dogs on Saturday, June 19 for Pasco residents.

The county is partnering with Subaru of Port Richey and Hits 106 for the one-day event, and preregistration is required. The event will take place from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Lokey Subaru of Port Richey, 11613 U.S. Highway 19. The limit is three dogs per vehicle. A cats-only event will be planned for a later date.

For more information and the link for registration, visit: https://www.pascocountyfl.net/ArchiveCenter/ViewFile/Item/7814.

“We have already reached hundreds of pet owners throughout the county with our free microchipping clinics,” said Pasco Animal Services Director Mike Shumate. “We’re thrilled to have the support of Hits 106 and Subaru of Port Richey for this event.”

Dog owners can stay in their vehicles when they arrive. Dogs must be leashed. Staff and volunteers will walk them to the microchipping station. Free hot dogs, pet gift bags and photo opportunities will be available.

Pet food donations will also be accepted.