Once before, one of our pet parents lost their dog. Three years later, the dog was brought to Fraser Valley Animal Hospital and was returned home to Comox. All because it had a microchip! We have witnessed many such anecdotes, and thus, we know microchips play a vital role in reuniting lost pets with their parents. This 5-minute outpatient procedure is all it takes to help your pet get crucial identification if they are ever separated from you.
Why should I microchip my pet?
Microchips are permanent forms of identification that cannot be destroyed or separated from your pet’s body, unlike ID tags and collars. A microchip can be the only thing that gets you reunited with your pet should they ever get lost. There are cases of pet parents getting back their furry friend years after being separated with the use of a microchip. Though we hope your pet doesn’t take that long to return home it’s always better to be prepared.
How can I update my information placed on a microchip?
Pet ownership information is saved in a database depending on the brand of the microchip. If your contact information changes, you can reach out to the microchip company where the microchip is registered to have the details updated.
How much does it cost to get a microchip for a pet?
For pricing details and more information about the procedure, please feel free to call us at 604-854-2313.