Benefits of licensing your pet(s)
SEATTLE -- Many cities in Washington require pet owners to license their pets, including Seattle. Licenses are also required for goats and pot bellied pigs. The biggest benefit is that it's easier to be reunited with your pet in case they get lost. "Even though micro-chipping does help," said Kristine Zewe, an Underwriting Quality Analyst at PEMCO Insurance. "Pets that don't have tags are still going to have to visit a shelter before they get micro chipped and you are able to come get them and that can be a pretty traumatic experience for your pet."