Make sure your pet is microchipped before you head out into the beautiful summer weather!
The fourth of July is next week so we thought it would be worthwhile to remind clients of a few things to consider when enjoying the festivities with pets.
A microchip can be implanted during a routine veterinary office visit. It can greatly increase the likelihood of your pet being reunited with you-- but only if the chip has the right information on file.
According to the American Humane Association, only about 17% of lost dogs and 2% of cats are ever recovered from shelters and returned to their original owners. The likelihood that your companion is reunited with you can go up greatly with a small piece of technology.
This past February we met a Good Samaritan who brought an adult, male cat to the hospital. He was a beautiful brown tabby, found as a stray, who obviously had been someone’s pet at one point in his life. Thanks to a microchip, his story had a happy ending.
Ann Arbor Animal Hospital Presents: Frankie Gets a Microchip! Dr. Janet Figarra demonstrates how easy and painless it is to microchip your pet. It's Microchip Month this October at the Animal Hospital, so if you've been thinking about doing this, it's a great time to make an appointment! As we mentioned in our post about
There are not many things more heartbreaking than posting a “Missing” flyer for a lost pet. So during the month of October we will be encouraging our clients to consider protecting their pet with an avenue for permanent identification—the microchip! According to the American Humane Association, only about 17% of lost dogs and 2% of
As part of Microchip month here at Ann Arbor Animal Hospital, we thought we would post some useful information regarding traveling with pets. We've heard some tragic stories of lost animals, but also many of pets and owners reunited because of microchipping. Some other resources you may or may not be aware of include this