On any given day, Orange County Animal Providers (OCAS) accepts dozens of canines and cats in need of a home. I am concerned if you feel that the employees did not recommend you go to an emergency clinic, and can most definitely be discussing this communication with our front employees. We completely agree that a possible urinary obstruction is all the time an emergency and must be handled as such. If for whatever cause we can not see the pet (which is rare throughout enterprise hours) we at all times suggest the pet be seen at a 24-hour emergency facility.
When the founder of Joyful Pets discovered that the shelter proper down the road from her home in NYC was a kill shelter”, she instantly signed up to foster one of the cats being kept there. It was from that straightforward act of caring that Joyful Pets Animal Rescue was born.
Microchip scanner: While you can take a pet to an area veterinarian to have it scanned for a microchip, not all veterinarians have a universal microchip scanner and subsequently can not scan for all different microchip varieties. The Seattle Animal Shelter thoroughly scans every animal upon consumption with a universal scanner, which reads most, if not all, microchips in use.