Microchipping

Why Microchipping is Important

Microchipping offers peace of mind in case of emergencies. When you microchip your pet, they are issued a serial number which can help identify them if they run away and/or get out of the house. A phone number is attached to their information so you can be contacted when they are scanned at a veterinary office or shelter.

  • 1 out of every 2 lost dogs and 1 out of every 3 lost cats with registered microchips return home.

It's a fact that 1 out of every 3 pets will go missing during its lifetime. Without proper ID, up to 90% (!) of these pets will never get the chance to return home. 

What is a Microchip? Which one do we use?

We use HomeAgain microchips to register and ID your pet.

 

  •  Microchips are a safe, permanent way to identify a lost pet. 

  • It is not big! It is smaller than a grain of rice, and can be placed under your pet's skin without surgery. 

  • Microchips do not hurt your pet. The procedure is very simple and similar to administering a vaccine or a shot. 

  • These microchips are much more reliable than a collar or tag, because they cannot fall off or get lost. 

We charge a minimal fee for the microchip, and all pets that are neutered at our facility are eligible for a free microchip implantation. You pay only the fee to register the chip.

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