Microchipping: Your Pet’s Ticket Home

Did you know? According to a study conducted by the American Veterinary Medical Association:

· Dogs are 2.5 times more likely to be returned to their owners if they are microchipped
· Cats are 21.4 times more likely to be returned to their owners if they are microchipped

Microchipping your pet can mean the difference between lost and found. Identification tags and collars are important, but they can break or slip off. With microchipping, a tiny computer chip — about the size of a grain of rice — is injected just under your pet’s skin, between the shoulder blades. The average cost for this service is $25. The microchip number and pet owner’s contact information are stored in a database. If your pet is ever lost, a microchip scanner will read the chip number and, if your contact information is up-to-date, the finder can contact you and reunite you with your pet.

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In 2005, Hurricane Katrina inspired Dr. Michelson to start Michelson Found Animals, an organization providing microchips and a free registry program to help displaced pets reunite with their owners. Since then, his foundation continues to implement other innovative programs to help pets in need.

Michelson Found Animals is back with the fifth annual Saving Pets Challenge, a fundraising campaign for organizations focused on keeping pets out of shelters. Paws for Life, a local SE Michigan animal rescue, is racing other charities across the country for a donation match in the 2018 Saving Pets Challenge.

At precisely 2 p.m. ET on Tuesday, May 29, the charities that receive the first 150 donations of at least $50 will also receive a matching $50 donation from Michelson Found Animals.

Please consider making your donation this Tuesday at 2 p.m. at this link to help Paws for Life save more homeless pets: https://www.crowdrise.com/o/en/campaign/paws-for-life-rescue2

Every $50 donated means you are saving another homeless pet.

Donate here on Tuesday, May 29 at 2 pm ETDon’t forget, join the Facebook event!

I currently foster cats for Paws for Life Rescue & Adoption
A 501c3 non-profit animal welfare organization
-Speaking for those who cannot speak for themselves
Are you interested in saving lives? Paws for Life is looking for volunteers to help with a wide variety of duties including fostering, fundraising, cleaning cat habitats at local stores and so much more.

Amber Louchart

Amber is the proud Homeschooling mother to four beautiful children, Damian (22), Rosaleigh (8), Carlyn (5), Naomi (2) and a wife to her loving husband, Chancellor. She enjoys reading, crafting, photography & singing, although with four children, a house to clean and two websites, she rarely finds time to engage in her hobbies. She loves being a stay-at-home mom and feels blessed to be able to care for her children full-time and provide them with so many opportunities through Metro Detroit Mommy.

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