What to do when your new puppy or kitten arrives
When you get your puppy or kitten, there are a few important things you need to do to make sure they stay happy and healthy.Read more
In a simple procedure a microchip is placed under the skin between the pet’s shoulder blades. Each chip contains a unique number which can be scanned if a lost animal is found, and matched to the owner’s contact details on a database. Owners are obliged to maintain accurate records with their veterinary practice.
Collars and tags with up to date ownership details are still required when the dog is out in public, and failure to microchip can bring a fine of £500.00.