your dog safe by putting an identification tag on her!
Societies, shelters, and veterinarians around the country encourage
dog owners to get their pet an identification tag (ID tag).
Your dog needs an ID tag even if he has a license.
Identification Tag: Front and Back
your dog has an ID tag, a neighbor can call you right away when
they find your dog, before it goes to a shelter.
ID tag is very easy to get. Some stores like PetsMart, Petco, and
even some Wal-Mart have 'Quick Tag Kiosks' where you can make your
own tags for only a few dollars. You can get one today!
shelters microchip dogs before they
are adopted to a family. This helps them to identify a dog that
has been lost. A microchip is invisible and permanent. A veterinarian
can microchip your dog.
is put on a thigh or on the inside of a dog's ear. It is usually
a number that can be identified by the an organization called the
National Dog Registry.
microchips and tattoos are good ways to identify dogs, but they
cannot be seen by people who find the dog. Because microchips and
tattoos do not have phone numbers, it's very important to have a
regular ID tag.
license will help the Department of Animal Control find you if
your dog ends up at a shelter. It has a phone number to call and
an identification number. A lost dog can be found much faster
if that dog is wearing a license on it's collar. It is an excellent
idea to put an ID tag on your dog also. Then, an neighbor can
call you if they find your dog.
license is required in most places by the time a dog reaches the
age of six months. The dog must haveits rabies shot to get a license.
be sure your dog has his collar, license, and ID tag on before you go out for a walk or a trip to the park.
In many cities, licenses for dogs are cheaper
if your dog has been spayed or neutered.
See Too Many Dogs for more information
about spay and neuter .
your dog is wearing identification right now,
Congratulations! You are a responsible dog owner!
following kids have given their dogs an ID tag and a license, a microchip,
or a tattoo! How about you?
Sorry, but we are no longer accepting new names.
Kati and Roxy
Sara and Oreo
Davidson and Harp
Laknesha and Pooh-Bear
Sarah and Buddy
Candace and Austin
Candace and Austin
Whitney and Kayla
Megan and Sami Rachel and Shelly Kyle
and Augie Erica and Honey Bun Brittany and Buffy Ryan and Sandy Meelee and Cozmo Joshua and Dutch
Torrey and Dodger Lizzie and Pancake Mike with
Molly and Chapin Deliza and Butter Lauren and Macey Nick and Buddy Lisa with Lacey, Tuffy, and Chester
Colleen and Bob Alonzo and
Caitlyn and Champ