Despite your best efforts, your dog or cat has slipped out an open door and disappeared. If he’s wearing a collar and identification tag, chances are good that you’ll get him back.
But what if the collar comes off or he didn’t have it on?
To protect their pets in this scenario, many owners turn to microchips implanted in their pets. Microchips provide an extra level of protection in case your pet loses his collar and tags. Providing your cat or dog with both tags and a microchip can help ensure a happy reunion if the unthinkable happens and your companion gets lost.
While dogs get lost more often, indoor cats get lost too. According to one study, 41% of people looking for their lost cats are considered to be indoor-only pets. According to the American Humane Association, only 2% of lost cats find their way home from shelters, mostly because there is a no way to identify them. After emergencies and disasters, many dogs are returned to their families, but tragically, cats are often never reunited because they have no identification.
Microchips are a permanent form of identification. During Hurricane Season we offer $10 off microchip implantation and registration. Call or email us today to schedule to have this life-saving device for your pet. Once your pet has a microchip be sure to register him/her with the provider of the microchip to insure your loved one is returned home.