October dog micro chipping sessions for
Burnham and Highbridge
Dog Wardens are offering dog owners in Burnham and Highbridge
another chance to have their pets micro chipped.
chipping is now recognised as the most effective and secure way
of permanently identifying a pet.
fees are between £20 and £30, but Sedgemoor District
Council is offering the service at a cost of £12 per dog
at two special sessions in October. It follows the success of
a similar session held in June this year.
Many dogs and cats are lost or stolen and this can be distressing
for pet owners. Of the many thousands of dogs that go missing
each year, it is estimated that less than half are reunited with
If Sedgemoor's Dog Wardens find a lost dog and it is found with
a micro chip, they can contact the national database to find the
owner's details. The owner is then contacted and reunited with
CHIPPING SESSIONS SCHEDULE
Dog Wardens will be micro chipping at the following two destinations
in Burnham and Highbridge during October 2005:
Mon Oct 3rd: 11.00 - 12.00hrs
Apex Park, Highbridge
Wed, Oct 5th: 13.00 - 14.00hrs