What is ‘Check The Chip Day‘ you ask? August 15th is a day to raise awareness with pet owners to register and update their pet’s microchip. Though many Americans have their pets microchipped, only about 60% are registered or have their information updated in the microchip registry.
Did you know that microchipped dogs are more than twice as likely to be returned home to their owners and microchipped cats are more than 20 times as likely to be returned to their owners? It’s true! Registering and updating your pet’s microchip can make all of the difference when finding a lost pet and helping them get back home to you.
If your pet is already microchipped, you can look up the details to ensure their chip has updated owner information, here. If your pet has yet to be microchipped, make an appointment with your family veterinarian as soon as you can. Get ‘chipped!
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