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Posted on: August 20, 2015

[ARCHIVED] Free Pet Microchip Clinic and Canine Good Citizen Testing a Success at the Everett Mutt Strut!


It was another successful year for the free Microchip Clinic and American Kennel Club (AKC) Canine Good Citizen Testing at the City of Everett’s Mutt Strut on Saturday, August 8! Below are the highlights:

* 83 dogs and 10 cats each received a free microchip
* 16 of the participating 32 dogs successfully earned the status of AKC Canine Good Citizen
* 12 pets were newly licensed
* Important educational materials were distributed to hundreds of pet owners

A special thank you to the dedicated veterinarians, licensed veterinarian technicians and tech students, AKC Canine Good Citizen evaluators, and many community members who volunteered their time and expertise to make the free activities possible and successful. Thank you also to the City of Everett for continuing to make these important community activities part of the Mutt Strut event.

The free Microchip Clinic and AKC Canine Good Citizen Testing were sponsored by the Snohomish County Auditor’s Office and Snohomish County Animal Advisory Board with funds from the Snohomish County Animal Benefit Bequest Fund. Tax-deductible donations to support these annual activities and other important programs that benefit animals in Snohomish County may be sent to the Snohomish County Auditor’s Office, attn: Animal Benefit Bequest Fund, M/S 306, 3000 Rockefeller Avenue, Everett, WA 98201.

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