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Monthly program for pet owners to have their cats microchipped as part of their licenses,

Don't Skip The Chip is back! Help us improve our 16% return to owner rate for cats!

In six months of our 2018 pilot we were able to chip over 450 cats and 65% of those cats are new licence holders! Microchips allow us to quickly identify owners and connect them with their pets, but they also allow veterinary clinics to reunite pets without ever having to come to our facility!  These licence fees will be used to care for over 4,000 cats that come to our facility each year and continue to provide funding for low income spay/neuter programs.  A win-win for owners, cats and our facility!

Due to the need for and success of this pilot, the Alberta Veterinary Medical Association has once again extended our medical licence, so we can offer this program throughout 2020.  For 2020, your cat licence now includes a microchip. 

Here is how it works:

  • Book an appointment using our online form or by calling 311
  • Bring your crated cat to 13550 163 St NW at your scheduled time
  • Show government issued ID and proof of ownership (vet records, adoption contracts, emails showing animal transfer)
  • Purchase a cat licence for $22 (fixed) or $77 (intact) if needed
  • Wait a couple of minutes while we complete the procedure
  • Head home to love on your newly ID'd kitty

Cat Microchip Clinic

Don't Skip The Chip Is Now By Appointment

For More Information

311 Contact Centre

Online Contact 311 Online

In Edmonton: 311
Outside Edmonton: 780-442-5311

TTY 780-944-5555

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