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Microchipping

Mayhew offers a low-cost Microchipping service at our Vet Clinic.

Microchipping your pet is vital and it is now compulsory for all dogs to be microchipped in England and Wales. Not only will this reunite more dogs with their owners but also help to hold accountable more people who have abandoned or maltreated their dogs.

Please call 020 8962 8017 or email vetclinic@mayhewanimalhome.org to make an appointment and alleviate some of the worries about losing your pet.

Why Microchip?
Thousands of cats and dogs are lost each year in the UK and many are never reunited with their owners as they have no permanent identification. Microchipping is the safest way to ensure they can always get back to you when lost.

Microchipping is cheap, harmless, and takes seconds. A small chip (the size of a grain of rice) will be implanted into the back of your pet’s neck with a unique number on it. This procedure will take place with them fully awake and is very similar to giving an injection, so cats and dogs tolerate it incredibly well. The unique microchip number is then stored on a central database with your name and address details attached.

For further peace of mind, the general public are unable to access this confidential database, only registered organisations with the necessary security clearance.

 

 

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