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Clacton: Free micro-chipping event added for pooch owner
6:00pm Thursday 10th October 2013 in News
DOG owners in Clacton are going micro-chip mad as they rush to take advantage of free chipping sessions.
Tendring Council dog wardens have arranged a series of surgeries in the district for owners to get their pets chipped.
They have been inundated with applications and have now been forced to add a second extra session.
Another date has been added on October 31 for Clacton owners.
Allen East, one of Tendring Council’s two wardens, said: “We have 70 dogs already booked in at the Town Hall and we have had to book a room for October 31 as well. That means we can take about 40 more.”
Other chipping events will take place at Jaywick Community Centre on October 8, 9.30am-2.30pm, Brightlingsea Town Council Offices on October 11, 9.30am-4.30pm, and Weeley Council Offices on October 15.
The Weeley session is full but there are still a few places available at Jaywick and Brightlingsea.
Anyone interested to make a booking – all on a first come first served basis – should call 01255 686766.