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City urges pet-owners to take advantage of microchip clinics

August 28, 2015 -

As part of its ongoing efforts to support responsible pet ownership,  the City of Kingston is encouraging residents to take advantage of upcoming microchip clinics being offered by the Kingston Humane Society.

The City offers tag discounts for dogs and cats that are microchipped. The Kingston Humane Society will be holding microchip clinics at 1 Binnington Ct. on:

  • Tuesday, Sept.  1, from 5 to 7 p.m.
  • Saturday, Oct. 3, from 10 a.m. to noon
  • Tuesday, Nov.  3, from 5 to 7 p.m.
  • Saturday, Dec.  5, from 10 a.m. to noon

The cost to have the microchip put in your pet is $40. Call the Kingston Humane Society 613-546-1291 to book your time now as appointments are limited.

For more on the City's responsible pet ownership program, go to www.CityofKingston.ca/pets.

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About the City of Kingston

The City of Kingston provides municipal services to 125,000 residents living in this visually stunning, historic city, often ranked one of the best places to live in Canada. In 2014, it was named a Top 7 Smart Community by the Intelligent Community Forum. Kingston is focusing on being smart and livable as it pursues its vision to become Canada's most sustainable city. We focus on environmental responsibility, social equity, economic health and cultural vitality - - ensuring that today's decisions don't compromise our future. 

Please visit www.CityofKingston.ca and join the conversation on social media.

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Media contact: For more information contact Cindie Ashton, communications officer, 613-546-4291, ext. 3116, or call the communications department at 613-546-4291, ext. 2300.