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Microchipping

A microchip is a tiny electronic chip approximately the size of a rice grain which has a unique identification number.  The microchip will last for the life of the animal and it is inserted under the skin at the back of the animals neck by a trained practitioner.  The microchip number is the link to the owner’s contact details which are held on a registry database.

The microchip functions by emitting a radiofrequency signal when energised by a scanner passing over the cat or dog.  The identification number on the microchip is displayed on the scanner and can be cross-referenced with contact details held on a registry database.  This database can be accessed by councils, vets, animal welfare groups and shelters.  It is important that the details held on the registry database are kept up to date.

Microchipping your cat and dog will make it easier for your council, animal shelter or vet to quickly reunite you with your pet in the event that your pet becomes lost.

It is important that you remember to update your microchip details if you move house or change contact details.

Dogs & Microchips

Cats and Microchips

For more information visit Microchips Australia