Press Release: Celebrate National Pet ID Week with El Paso Animal Services

Celebrate National Pet ID Week with Free Pet Microchips, Free Pet ID Tags & Low-Cost Vaccines

WHAT:        National Pet ID Week Celebration

WHEN:        11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, 2024

WHERE:      El Paso Animal Services Center
5001 Fred Wilson Ave.

El Paso, Texas – In celebration of National Pet ID Week, El Paso Animal Services invites the community to a special event aimed at keeping their furry companions safe and healthy.

On April 23, 2024, from 11 am to 2 pm, at 5001 Fred Wilson Ave, the department will be offering free pet microchips and free pet ID tags, while supplies last, to ensure community pets can be easily identified if they ever become lost or stolen.

Additionally, Eastlake Animal Clinic will be on-site offering low-cost pet vaccines for community members. Vaccines include the Rabies vaccine for cats and dogs, Parvo and Bordetella vaccines for dogs, and FVRCP vaccine for cats.

Guests can also explore the selection of dogs and cats ready for adoption during the event. Adoption fees are $30 for dogs, $5 for cats, and waived for any pet that has been at the shelter for over 20 days. Prospective adopters need only present a valid photo ID and be 18 years or older. All adoptions include the pets spay or neuter procedure, age-appropriate vaccines, microchip, and city registration.

“Microchips and vaccinations are essential tools in safeguarding our beloved companions,” said Terry Kebschull, El Paso Animal Services director. “We urge the community to take advantage of this event, not only to protect their pets but also to find their next furry family member.”

For more information on El Paso Animal Services’ upcoming events and initiatives, please visit


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