Fix West Texas stresses importance of microchipping

MIDLAND, Texas (KMID/KPEJ) – The City of Midland apologized after a local woman says the shelter euthanized her dog, and now a local organization is stressing the importance of microchipping your pet.

“There’s been an outbreak at the shelter and so a lot of the animals have been separated whenever they come in and we had an unfortunate situation where an animal was exposed to that and had to be put down and I think that is very unfortunate, I have met with the pet owner directly and apologized and just really helped her talk through the grieving process we are also going to be taking an urn to her and we apologize on behalf of the city and the animal shelter,” said Tommy Gonzalez, Midland City Manager.

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