FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 3, 2022
Victory for Pet Owners! San Marcos, TX, Overturns Microchip Mandate
Local animal owners no longer required to chip their pets
The City Council of San Marcos, Texas, unanimously voted this week to rescind a mandatory pet microchipping ordinance that would have required all pets within city limits to receive an injected implant. The 7 to 0 vote was made at the City Council meeting on Tuesday night. All members were present and voted, including Mayor Susan Clifford-Narvaiz, according to San Marcos Communications Director Melissa Millecam.
The chipping ordinance was originally adopted last December and ...