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Identification tags are a useful tool for finding pets after they have been lost. But unfortunately, an ID tag can easily be removed, fall off, or be lost because the pet recently received a bath or slipped their collar. Microchipping is a more sound option because after implantation, the device will be with your pet forever.
The microchips used for pet identification are as small as a grain of rice and easy to insert at a routine veterinary examination. The procedure is no more painstaking than a routine vaccination, and just as fast.
Typically, the microchip is inserted between the shoulder blades. This area is the perfect spot because it is central to the animal’s torso and animal’s sensitivity in this area is naturally low because of loose skin.
After the microchip has been inserted, it is important to make sure your personal information is associated with the chip by filling out the associated forms and sending them to the correct location to be added to the national database. We can help this process by providing you with the exact and correct forms to use, and even mailing them for you upon request.
If your contact information ever changes, please make sure to update your pet’s microchip registration so that it remains accurate. As long as your pet has a microchip associated with your information, they can be returned to you after any visit to a veterinarian or animal shelter after going missing.
Losing a pet can be a heart-wrenching affair for the whole family. Ensure that a happy reunion will be possible by microchipping your pet.
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