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Pet chip clinic is big draw


September 25, 2020

Jana Peterson

Alma Anderson of Northern Lakes Rescue holds a kitten while a tiny microchip is inserted under its skin. Inserting the microchip under the animal's skin takes just a few seconds, although soothing the animal afterward or assessing its behavior beforehand can take a lot longer.

Although the free microchipping event was set to begin at 9 a.m. Saturday at Veterans Park in Cloquet, pet owners and their furry friends started lining up for the drive-through event long before that. By start time, cars were lined up down Avenue B and around the corner on Broadway Avenue as far back as the MinuteMart, Cloquet police commander Dave O'Connor said.

A total of 210 animals got free microchips Saturday, courtesy of a partnership between Northern Lakes Rescue, the city of Cloquet and Carlton County, which both contributed funds toward the costs of microchipping while Northern La...

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