PLEASE BE SAFE!
If you come across a lost or injured animal, please take caution. If you feel it may be a dangerous situation, please call Sonoma County Animal Care and Control at 707.565.7100.
If you are in the City of Sonoma – call 707.996.3602
YOUR PET'S MICROCHIP!
Keeping Your Pet’s Microchip Information Up-To-Date is Essential.
If you do NOT have your pet microchipped, Pet Lifeline can help you with that.
Call Pets Lifeline to find out how...it's quick, easy and very inexpensive: 707.996.4577.
If you are not sure if you're microchip is up to date, here are some tips:
Here are the major microchip companies and contact info.
Home Again: 1-888-HOMEAGAIN (1-888-466-3242)
Pet Link: 1-877-PETLINK (1-877-738-5465)
If you don't know what company your microchip is with, check your adoption documents or with the veterinarian who chipped your pet.
Microchipping. A microchip for your pet can mean the difference between lost and found. Although tags and collars are important, they can tear or slip off. With microchipping, a veterinarian injects a tiny computer chip—about the size of a grain of rice—just under your pet's skin, between the shoulder blades.
Here are a few tips we offered to pet owners returning to their homes after the October 2017 fires. They may be useful during similar crises in the future.
Take your dog for short walks only.
Human masks (N95 rated) can be used if your dog will tolerate.
Please provide plenty of water and monitor intake.
Be careful where you are walking if you are returning to a burn area.
When returning from walking your dog, wipe down their face and
paws with a DAMP cloth to remove ash.
Keep your cats inside if possible. If they have to go outside, try to
monitor the amount of time they spend outdoors.
Please make sure they have plenty of water.
Check their paws when they come in.
Here is a helpful document for
how to transition your cat to new temporary housing: