A microchip is a small device, around the size of a grain of rice, which is injected under your pet’s skin. The chip number, along with details of you and your pet, are recorded on a national database. Should your pet go missing, be found and taken into any animal shelter or vet, the chip can easily be read by a scanner and this special individual number matches your pet and you will then be contacted and reunited with your pet.
We use the most advanced microchips called Biotherm®. These not only allow identification of a lost pet but also allow us to check their temperature without the need for thermometers.
From 6th April 2016 it will become a legal requirement for dogs to be microchipped. If your dog is not chipped you may be liable for a fine of up to £500.
For more information on Microchips please visit:www.identichip.co.uk
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