Each year thousands of lost and abandoned animals are taken in by shelters and humane societies across North America. Some of these animals never make it home because they can’t be identified. When having your pet microchipped at Cory's Cuties, they will come with the enrollment card enclosed with their paperwork. Be sure to go online & enroll your pet so that he or she can be returned to you if lost or stolen.
We here at Cory's Cuties HIGHLY recommend having your new puppy microchipped. That is the best & most reliable way to increase the chance of the return of your pet if they are lost are stolen. Most vet clinics & shelters have a microchip scanner on hand in the case a lost pet shows up at these places.
Microchipping offers pet owners the only truly permanent method of identifying your pet and linking the animal back to you, the owner. Collar tags can break or become unreadable and tattooing can become illegible. So, if you want to improve your pet’s chances of getting home fast and safe in case it were to go missing, microchipping is your best option.
4 Reasons to Microchip Your Pet
- Only true permanent method of pet identification
- Best chance of your pet returning to you after going missing
- Quick and painless procedure, similar to vaccination
- Lasts for the lifetime of your pet
Frequently Asked Questions
My dog always wears a collar and tags why do I need to microchip it?
Collars and tags can be removed or get lost and tattooing can become illegible over time. Microchips are the only truly permanent method of identifying your dog. It lasts for the lifetime of the pet.
Does microchipping hurt the animal?
Animal microchips are about the size of a grain of rice and are typically implanted just beneath the surface of the skin between the shoulder blades. The process is similar to receiving vaccination through a needle and is painless to pets. Most animals don’t even react when the microchip is implanted. Once implanted the microchip remains between the shoulder blades just beneath the skin for the rest of the animal’s lifetime, becoming a permanent form of identification.
How much does microchipping cost?
To microchip your puppy here at Cory's Cuties, the cost is only $45 for lifetime protection. If you would like to purchase a microchip for you new puppy, please contact me & that can be arranged before your puppy comes home.