At Avalon Veterinary Hospital, we are happy to offer microchipping. Thousands of pets go missing every year, and a microchip (with current information!) is an excellent means of permanent ID to help you reunite with your pet.

A microchip is a small RFID (radio-frequency identification) device. Only about the size of a grain of rice, it is simple to implant under the skin between your dog or cat’s shoulders.

It is designed for safety and does not emit a signal until it is scanned by a microchip reader by a veterinarian, animal shelter, or humane officer. This displays a unique 9- to 16-digit number (like the VIN on a car) that links to a database containing your contact information.

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What's Next

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    Call us or schedule an appointment online.

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    Meet with a doctor for an initial exam.

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    Put a plan together for your pet.