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MICROCHIP PERMANENT IDENTIFICATION
Many pets go missing and are taken to the local shelter or a veterinary clinic to check for a microchip. Microchipping your pet is a simple, easy way to help return your pet to your home. Microchips are tiny device about the size and shape of a grain of rice. One microchip is implanted beneath the pet’s skin between the shoulder blades. Implanting a microchip in your pet is as easy and painless as a vaccination. There are several microchip companies and each have their own unique number. We use Home Again chips which are automatically registered to you at the time of microchip insertion. These unique microchip numbers along with information about the owner and pet are added to a national pet registry. Most veterinarians and animal shelters have a reader device for detecting and reading these implanted microchips. If a lost pet is found and the microchip is scanned, the registry is called and the owner of the pet is contacted. If you move or change your phone number, you must contact the company and change your information. Call 1 888 HOME AGAIN (1 888 466 3242).