Nine Mile Veterinary Group recommend microchipping for a number of excellent reasons:
1. Microchipping significantly increases the chances of your puppy being reunited with you in the unfortunate event that they go missing or are injured away from home.
2. Pet theft is an upsetting reality. Microchipping your puppy improves the chances of your them being returned to you. Collars can be removed easily whereas microchips are more permanent and may make would-be thieves think twice.
3. Travel abroad under the PET passport scheme (click here for more information) requires dogs to be microchipped
Microchips are about the size of a grain of rice and are placed quickly and easily under the skin, usually between your puppy’s shoulders. This can be done during a consult, usually the second vaccination, or when your pet is under anaesthetic, for example during neutering.
Microchips have a unique number which is registered on a central database along with your contact details. This enables anyone with a scanner to find out who the animal belongs to and reunite them with their owner. Your puppy will also be issued with a tag to go on their collar which tells people that they are microchipped and to scan them.
Our Healthy Pet Club entitles members to discounted microchipping, in addition to many other benefits. Please click here for more information.
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