Palm Valley Animal Center would like to invite everyone out to our 5th Annual Fall Festival and Microchip Event on November 19, 2011 from 10am – 5pm, with our microchip clinic from 10am – 1pm and 2pm – 4pm. This event is designed to allow the public to bring their family out and enjoy live entertainment, raffles, games and a county market atmosphere that is sure to provide a great family outing for any family PLUS bring their pets and have them microchipped for only $10. There will be plenty of fun and games for the whole family to include a sumo wrestling ring, a moon jump and a family picture station. In addition we will also have a dunking booth with Channel 5’s very own Alan Shoemaker making an appearance along with an entertainment stage to include live music by Texas Reign, Tim’s Myth, Barbed Wire and the Gonzalez Grizzly choir, just to name a couple.
Not familiar with a microchip? A microchip is about the size of a grain of rice and consists of a tiny computer chip housed in a type of glass made to be compatible with living tissue. The microchip is implanted between your pet’s shoulder blades under the skin; the process is similar to getting a shot. Little to no pain is experienced – most animals do not seem to even feel it being implanted. Once in place, the microchip can be detected immediately with a handheld device that uses radio waves to read the chip. This device scans the microchip, and then displays a unique alphanumeric code. Once the microchip is placed, the animal will be registered with 24-Hour PetWatch and your pet can be traced back to you if found.
Palm Valley Animal Center receives over 40,000 animals a year, and sadly, approximately 37,000 of those animals are humanely euthanized. Please join us as we strive to increase the amount of animals that can successfully be reunited with their owners in the event they are lost or brought into a shelter. Remember that collars and tags can be easily removed, but a microchip cannot.
This event is open to the public so please join us on November 19, 2011 from 10am – 5pm.
If you would like more information about our 5th Annual Fall Festival & Microchip Event or you would like to sign up as a vendor please contact us at (956) 686-1141 or stop by the center at 2501 West Trenton Road, Edinburg Texas 78539. If you are interested in adopting a new companion you can always view a complete list of available adoptable pets on our website 24-hours a day at www.pvaconline.com.