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A free microchipping event will take place in Hull.

Free dog microchipping session returns to Hull

Dog-owners who missed microchipping their furry friends at a free event in February have another opportunity to get their pet chipped and checked.

The free drop-in session takes place on Tuesday 3 March from 11am to 3pm at Unity In The Community in Endike Lane, north Hull. No appointment is needed.

Dogs can be chipped and get a basic health check, including a weigh-in, nail-clipping, basic wellbeing advice and information on updating chip details.

Specialists will provide advice on diet, training and neutering and have other tips and useful resources available.

The drop-in follows hugely successful sessions in February and November which saw hundreds of dogs chipped and checked.

Helen Foulson, animal welfare officer at Hull City Council, said: “Our previous sessions have been really well-attended and we’re really pleased people are finding them useful. Having your dog microchipped is a legal requirement, so if it’s something you’ve not got round to, this is a great chance to sort it out. A microchip also means that if your dog gets lost, you can easily be reunited.

“If you don’t have a dog and you’re thinking of adding one to your family, please consider a rescue. There are lovely dogs right now at our Carr House Rescue Centre who are waiting to find their forever homes”.

Get more info on microchipping from Dogs’ Trust here and Hull City Council’s microchipping events here.

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