Updating dog microchip

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Your vet should try to read the microchip - if they get a reading they can then re-chip your pet (the original chip isn’t removed).

This must be recorded in the current pet passport or a new passport with: The vet must sign and stamp the page in the pet passport.

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We all know that dogs love to run and explore, but unfortunately they sometimes lose their orientation or, if scared by something, may run off and get lost.

From April 2016, it became compulsory for all dog owners in England to have their dog microchipped and to ensure their dog’s details and owner contact information are recorded on a reunification database. Cats love the sanctuary of a warm home but while outside exploring, some may get startled and run off or may roam too far and get lost trying to get back home.

Click here to see how you can update the contact information registered on the pet Micro Chip.

Click here if you would like to sign up for a FREE email reminding you to update your details once a year.

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You’re responsible for keeping your dog’s microchip information up to date, for example if you move house.

For your peace of mind we are compliant with the DEFRA requirements for compulsory microchipping of dogs.

You can also ask your vet or local council if they can microchip your dog. Your dog’s microchip is given a number, which will show up whenever your dog is scanned.

Once your pet has been Micro Chipped it is vital that you keep your contact details up to date.

This is most important when you change address or take on a pet as a new keeper.

We would like to introduce you to AVID Pet Insurance, which offers a range of features that cover your pet for unforeseen eventualities.

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