Escape Artist

24 Nov

That confounded dog is a source of constant amazement.

How he can remove his tags without disturbing his collar totally bewilders me.  So far, he has managed to lose two ID tags, a rabies tag, and two licenses. We only get a new tag every five years, and the county sends us a certificate saying he’s covered. When he lost the first one, I had to pay $5 for a replacement.

He lost that, too.

I stopped at the pet store and had a tag engraved with his name, our phone number, and the fact that he is microchipped. And repeated the process a year later.  We’ve gone out with the metal detector, but when you have two acres. . . well, there’s a classic lost cause.

It’s a darned good thing he can’t misplace that chip. Although it wouldn’t surprise me if he managed that!


4 Responses to “Escape Artist”

  1. AJ November 25, 2017 at 12:21 am #

    Lol he’s keeping you on your toes!!

  2. Shay November 25, 2017 at 3:43 am #

    Chips migrate.

    We gave up on Reserve Cat years ago — he lost every single make and model of collar we tried on him. Of the younger generation, Minnie has managed to shed hers twice.

    • thisendoftheswamp November 25, 2017 at 1:04 pm #

      The weird thing is, he never takes off his collar. He just manages to lose the tags, AND the “S” hook that attaches them. I simply do NOT understand!

      • Shay November 28, 2017 at 5:15 am #

        That’s talent.

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