Dog Microchipping by family run K9 micro chipping company ChubbaChops. Our mobile dog microchipping team can microchip your dog at your home or you can also come to our Dog Microchipping clinic based in Milton Keynes and have your K9 microchipped their. Which ever suites you and your dog best.
As a professional and highly trained dog micro chipping clinic, we guarantee to microchip your dog with the minimum of fuss for the dog and yourself.
Dogs getting lost in Milton Keynes and the UK clearly happens far too often every year. And subsequently many of them never get reunited with their previous owners. K9 micro chipping can help to change that. As dog collars and K9 tags can obviously get caught or removed. Dog microchipping is definitely secure and also identifies your dog effectively, ensuring they get reunited with their owners.
Getting your dog micro chipped is without a doubt your dog’s best chance of being easily identified and returned to you when they get lost or stolen. All dogs must be microchipped by UK law, so check with us for advice. As it clearly depends on the dogs size and health before going ahead and getting your K9 microchipped.
Without a doubt its clearly a legal requirement in the UK and Milton Keynes to have any K9 over the age of eight weeks old micro chipped, and to keep your details up to date.
When a missing dog gets found in Milton Keynes by any MK vet or the local Milton Keynes dog warden their microchip gets scanned. Then the microchip database your dog is recorded with is contacted. Clearly ensuring your dog is reunited with you as quickly and safely as possible.
A microchip the size of a grain is quickly and easily inserted under your dog’s skin. This gives the K9 their own unique Milton Keynes id code. As well as that the dog’s microchips will be scanned and clearly matched to the owner’s contact details which is kept on a dog database.
It should be noted a dogs microchip is only effective if you keep your details up to date. Moved to a new house in MK or change your telephone number. Make sure you always tell the dog database that your registered with, so they always have your dog’s latest contact details.
If you have any questions about your dog’s microchip that your unsure about? Use our contact form on the Milton Keynes dogs microchipping website. Call or email us. All the staff at ChubbaChops Dog Micro chipping are fully qualified and highly trained to administer microchips to you K9.
Low cost and very effective way of increasing a dogs chances of coming home.
What is a dog microchip?
A microchip is a small electronic chip, around the size of a grain of rice, which is implanted under the dog’s skin and contains a unique number that can be read by a scanner and matched to the Dog
Micro chipping Database.
The dog owner’s contact details relating to each number are logged on a central database, so should the K9 ever go missing or be stolen it can be scanned by the authorities and returned to his owner swiftly and safely. It is vital that the owner takes responsibility for updating their details with the database should their circumstances change.
How do I update my dog’s microchip details?
It is important to remember to keep your dog’s microchip details. If you move to a new house or change your phone number, you must contact your microchip database provider to let them know. Every year, thousands of stray dogs are unable to be reunited with their owners because their tag and chip details are not up to date. Not only it is a legal requirement to ensure that your contact details are up-to-date, but the microchip is useless without them.
K9 microchipping details.
It’s simple to update the details for your dog’s microchipping. You can do it online, by telephone or by post depending on which database your chip is registered to. Charges for updating your contact details will vary across microchip database providers.
If you are unsure of who your microchip provider is, please contact one of the below databases who will be able to tell you who you are registered with. If you do not know your dog’s microchip number, you will need to have your dog scanned at a vets.
UK Dog Microchipping Databases
- Animal Microchips.
- Animal Tracker.
- MicroChip Central.
- National Veterinary Data Service.
- Pet Identity UK.
- UK PETtrac.
- Dog Microchipping Database.
How and where is the microchip implanted?
We use a specially designed implanting device to carry out Dog Micro chipping, injecting the microchip through a sterile needle under the dog’s skin between the shoulder blades.
Does K9 Micro chipping hurt my dog?
Dog Microchipping does not hurt the dog. Anesthetic inst required and the dog microchipping procedure should cause no more discomfort than a standard vaccination.
How are the owners of Dog Microchipping traced?
When a stray dog is found to have a microchip by the local authority and vet practice or animal welfare organisation. They contact the national 24 hour database to find the owner’s details. enabling dogs to be reunited with thier owners. The owner can then be contacted and reunited with their dog.
What’s the law around Dog Microchipping?
The law requires you to microchip your dog. K9 Microchipping compliance requires the chip to be also linked to the dog owners current contact information. Your dog will still need to wear a collar and tag that states the name and address of the owner when in a public place, even if microchipped.
Do I need my puppy Dog Microchipping?
If you have bought a dog from a breeder, it is particularly important that you apply for a transfer of owner. And register the dogs microchip details to your name and address. You will also need to contact the correct microchip database to change the details.
Dog Microchipping. It is a legal requirement for all breeders of puppies to microchip and also register their own details prior to sale. A dogs microchip has to be registered firstly to the breeders. The law is being broken if the breeder offers to chip and register the dog directly into your name.
Do I have to pay to update my dog microchipping details?
Yes not only do you have to pay a fee every time you amend your dog microchipping contact details to the Dog Microchipped database. But also most Dog Microchipping databases offer a premium service which often works out cheaper over the course of your dog’s life. Check with your provider for more Dog Microchipping details.
Is there a fine if I don’t microchip my dog?
Not getting your dog micro chipped will definately get you a fine of up to £500. Alternatively an enforcer, such as a dog warden. May also seize your dog and microchip it for you. Register the details and then recover the cost from you.