#LovePup 2024 It’s Hip to Chip Program Partner

2024 It’s Hip to Chip Program Partner

Lerner & Rowe Gives Back is proud to renew our $25k partnership with #LovePup to support the foundation’s “It’s Hip to Chip” program. We’ve had the pleasure to be part of this amazing program since its inception back in 2018

The It’s Hip to Chip program aims to ensure that all dogs adopted from either of the Maricopa County Animal Care and Control (MCACC) Shelter locations receive a microchip upon their adoption. 

Per MCACC, nearly 13,000 animals have arrived at its two shelters so far this year; the majority of those dogs were stray. MCACC believes microchipping pets is one of the easiest ways to prevent shelter overcrowding.

And thanks to the #LovePup Foundation’s microchipping initiative, many dogs have been successfully reunited with their furever families. The microchip program has also helped reduce the number of potentially harmful situations which may result from a lost and scared pet roaming the streets.

MCACC Offers Free Microchips Through End of 2023

To help pet owners avoid the heartbreaking nightmare of searching for a missing pet, MCACC set a goal to microchip 1,000 pets by the end of 2023. As such, free microchips will be offered Monday-Friday, from 12:00 pm – 4:00 p.m. at MCACC’s East and West shelters through December 29, 2023.

Pet owners wanting to take advantage of this free microchip offer are asked to register online first.