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Microchipping a Dog

Over 8 million animals end up in shelters every year, and only 15-20% of dogs and less than 2% of cats are reclaimed by their owners. Microchipping is a great way to help reunite owners with their lost pets and lower the number of animals looking for new homes in shelters. We all love our pets and hate the thought of them getting separated from us, and microchipping is one way we can make sure we can find them again.

Why is it important to ensure my dog is microchipped?


Microchipping is important because it can reunite lost or stolen pets with their owners.

How does a microchip work and is it safe?


Microchipping is a very safe procedure. Microchipping works by injecting the microchip into the scruff of the animal’s neck, where it will stay for the animal’s whole life. The microchip can then be scanned by special scanners that vets, as well as animal shelters, have. When the microchip is scanned, the scanner will pick up a number. Each animal has a unique number. These numbers are enrolled with all the animal’s information and the owners contact information on an online website.

How much does it cost to microchip a dog?


Please call us for any price inquiries at 902-827-4257.

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