Pet Microchipping

Photos by Brittney Lohmiller/The Herald
Dubois County Humane Society employee Anna Payne, left, prepares to insert a microchip into Hoosier, a 1-year-old cockapoo, while his owner Megan Mullis of Bretzville comforts him at the Dubois County Humane Society in Jasper on Thursday. "I'm sorry, I'm so sorry," Payne said as she inserted the microchip, a permanent form of identification. Megan and her grandmother, Doris Haas of Jasper, brought their dogs to get microchipped together. The Humane Society offers $10 microchips every Thursday. 


Megan Mullis of Bretzville, left, and her grandmother, Doris Haas of Jasper, fill out paperwork for their dogs Hoosier, a 1-year-old cockapoo, and Marley, a 4-year-old Sheltie, to get microchips at the Dubois County Humane Society on Thursday. "It's amazing how quick they can get away," Haas said of why she decide to get a microchip for her dog. "And you hear stories about dogs getting lost or stolen."

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