Why You Should Microchip Your Pets

February 21, 2019

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Protect your pets with this extra layer of security. As a responsible pet owner, you want to do everything in your power to keep your pets safe.  This is why all pet owners should equip their pets with the proper ID tags.  Additionally, owners are encouraged to have their pets microchipped as an extra layer of protection.  But what is microchipping and how does it keep your four-legged friends secure?  Here’s what you need to know. What is a microchip? As the name suggests, a microchip is a small, rice-sized scannable chip that contains an identification number unique to your pet.  Microchips are registered with your contact information, so if a shelter or vet scans your pet’s microchip, they will be able to pull up your personal information and get into contact with you. How do I microchip my pet? The microchipping process is similar to giving your pet a vaccine; the small chip is injected between your pet’s shoulder blades like a shot.  Microchipping is typically a pain-free, stress-free procedure that only needs to be done once in your pet’s lifetime.  You can get your pet microchipped at your local animal shelter or veterinarian’s office.

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