Microchipping has become a very popular and safe way to permanently identify your pet in the unfortunate case that your pet is lost. Microchipping involves placement of a small electronic chip the size and shape of a grain of rice. It is injected via a needle just under the skin at the back of the neck and shoulder blade area.
If your pet becomes lost and is transported to a humane society or animal shelter, the humane society will be able to scan your pet for the chip and contact you. The scanner is similar to a scanner found in the grocery store.
We highly encourage you to use this system of identification as well as a collar identification system on your pet.
If your pet is microchipped ensure that the information the microchip company has on you is kept current. The information must be accurate to ensure a safe return for your pet. Any change in name,address, or phone number should be updated right away.