Many news outlets have all shared a story or two about pets and their owners being reunited after years apart from each other and it is a very heartwarming thought to know that a loyal pet is returned to their loving owners. However, microchipping that pet may have saved that family a lot of heartache if it was done before the pet was lost. A microchip is a small device about the size of a grain of rice. It holds the pet’s name, breed, owners name and address as well as the veterinarian who placed the chip. It is inserted painlessly under the skin, so when scanned it will show up on the scanner with all pertinent information to reunite you and your pet as soon as possible.

Please call Barry Road Animal Hospital if you would like more information on microchipping your pet to ensure their swift return if lost or separated from you.