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Microchipping

From 6th April the law requires all dogs to be microchipped – that includes yours!

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What exactly is a microchip?

A microchip is a very small electronic device, about the same size as a grain of rice, that is implanted under your pet’s skin.

Every chip has a unique 15-digit number stored within it, on circuitry this is encased in a protective shell made of glass or biopolymer. Microchips are designed to last the lifetime of your pet.

Does my pet really need one?

Although no one likes to think of their pet getting lost or stolen, unfortunately it does happen, as each and every year some 250,000 pets go missing.

From 6th April 2016 all dogs in England, Scotland and Wales are to be micro-chipped and registered by the breeder on an authorised database by the time they are 8 weeks old.

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