In 2019, Round Rock City Council passed a ordinance requiring all residents of Round Rock to microchip their cats and dogs. This change replaces the old paper registration system, so it’s not a new fee. The microchipping ordinance promotes the safety and well-being of animals by making it easier for Animal Control officers to get your pets home to you.
To get your cats and dogs microchipped, you have multiple options:
- You may get them microchipped at any veterinary clinic. Almost every veterinarian in the area provides this service for a fee.
- You may schedule an appointment with Round Rock Animal Control by calling (512)218-5500, and we’ll do all the work for you.
Round Rock Animal Control charges $5 to microchip your pet if they’ve been spayed or neutered or $10 to microchip your pet if they have not. The entire process takes only a couple of minutes, and we’ll handle all the paperwork to ensure your microchip is properly activated with your contact information, so you can rest easy knowing that your pet will always find their way home.
If your pet becomes lost, don’t give up. How carefully you search and how persistent and resourceful you are can determine whether or not your pet will be found.
- Look closest to home first;
- Distribute flyers in your neighborhood;
- Check with your local veterinary clinics;
- Notify neighbors, search “found pet” ads in local newspapers and Craigslist, and visit the Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter.
If you do not find your pet right away, contact other animal shelters in your area.