Microchipping

The City of San Antonio now requires a microchip for all cats and dogs. Microchips are a permanant form of identification that are reliable and safe. We recommend Datamars microchips in our practice.

A microchip is about the size and shape of a grain of rice and is placed underneath your pet’s skin between the shoulder blades. Each microchip is unique and carries vital information about your pet—including your name, address, and contact information. When a microchip is implanted, the pet owner is given a registration form to complete (petlink.net). Registering the number on the microchip includes your pet in a national pet recovery database. If a lost pet is picked up by animal control or found by a good Samaritan and presented to a veterinarian, a quick scan of the microchip reveals the identification number. A toll-free phone call to the pet recovery database alerts the microchip company that a lost pet has been identified. The pet owner can then be contacted and reunited with his or her pet!




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