Frequently Asked Questions

How will I know the company through which he has a chip is city-approved?
The City of Long Beach scanners will recognize a number of microchips.

The City currently implants AVID microchips at the Shelter as well as at the monthly low-cost microchip and licensing clinics the 3rd Saturday of each month from (10:00 AM - 1:00 PM) (see full calendar and list of locations online).  The following microchips will also be recognized in place of cat license tags:

  • AVID
  • Avid Euro
  • Home Again
  • AKC
  • Bayer ResQ
  • 24 Pet Watch
  • Banfield
  • Pet Info

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