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Microchipping

Microchipping offers an unparalleled level of pet identification and security, giving you peace of mind. It ensures it is easier to find them if they get lost (those who are microchipped are more than twice as likely to be reunited with their owner!). The tiny, traceable chip is about the size of a grain of rice and is inserted under the skin of your pet. It contains a unique number that can be searched on a database.

Trust us to keep your pet protected, no matter what the future holds.

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Are microchips safe?

Microchips are designed to be biocompatible and have a low risk of adverse reactions. They have been widely used for many years without significant issues.

Does my pet need to have one?

In England, it is a legal requirement to microchip your dog. From April 2024, it will also be a legal requirement for cats before they are 20 weeks of age. 

Click here to find out more about the requirements of cat microchipping.

Does it hurt them to insert the microchip?

It’s a relatively painless procedure; however, if you are considering getting your pet neutered or have another procedure scheduled, we can insert the microchip whilst they are under a general anaesthetic so they won’t feel it at all.

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