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Dog Microchipping


Microchip your dog or cat in The Woodlands

We want to do everything we can to help you to have the most and best years with your canine family member. One thing that we encourage every pet parent to do is microchip your pet. It is a simple procedure that can be done anytime that your dog comes into our practice. 

What is a microchip?

A microchip is a tiny device that is implanted in between the shoulders and under your dog’s skin.  The microchip is registered with your name and information.  If your dog is lost and brought into a shelter or a veterinarian the microchip is scanned and your contact information will be provided by the microchip company, and you will be contacted and reunited with your dog.

How long does it take to get a microchip?

This can be done during any appointment, in a matter of seconds. Having a registered microchip implanted increases the chance that your dog will be found and returned to you.

Schedule your pet's microchip appointment today!

People who do not microchip their pets either believe it will not happen to them, they think a collar is enough, or they never have never lost a pet. We hear the same reasons repeatedly.

Every person that has lost a pet without a microchip has said at least one of these things:

  • I was going to get a microchip it the next time we came in for an appointment
  • I was waiting until she was going have surgery (or a dental cleaning)
  • My dog always wears a collar 
  • I just took my dog's collar off for a bath
  • My dog doesn’t wear a collar
  • My dog is too old
  • My dog is too scared to go outside
  • My dog never leaves my side 

Why does my dog need a microchip?

  • Having a microchip will increase the chance that your pet will be returned
  • It will give you peace of mind.
  • International travel and documentation
  • Natural disasters and emergencies
  • Pet theft
  • Accidents happen
  • Thunderstorms and fireworks can startle your pet, causing them to escape
  •  It is affordable
  • It is simple and easy

 

Does your pet already have a microchip? Is your information up to date?

Luckily most of the patients we see come from directly from rescue and adoption groups and already have a microchip. If your pet is has been microchipped that is fantastic but it is crucial that you make sure the chip is registered in your name and that your contact information stays up to date. You can find out where your chip is registered and how to contact them at www.petmicrochiplookup.org.  If you do not have the microchip number, we will be happy to scan your pet's microchip to verify the number anytime

If you are ready to schedule an appointment for cat microchipping services, please contact us today. Our staff would be happy to help you register your feline friend with the pet recovery service database.

Creekside Animal Hospital is proud to be an active member of our community and to serve as your veterinarian in The Woodlands, Tomball, Spring, Conroe, and surrounding areas.
 

 

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