Mandatory Microchipping for Brownsville Pet Owners

Brownsville (KFXV) — The city of Brownsville has approved a new law, making it mandatory for pet owners to microchip their furry friends.

City commissioners approved the ordinance Tuesday.

The objective: to decrease the number of strays, and make it easier for lost pets to get home safely.

Microchipping your pet in Brownsville will cost $5.

The ordinance goes into effect January, 2016.

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