Posts Tagged: Microchip

Microchip 101

microchipDid you know that pets with microchips are twenty times more likely to be reunited with their owners?  However, but there are many other reasons why microchipping is recommended by veterinarians and animal shelters around the world.  If your pet is already microchipped, you need to know how to keep your information up to date.  Did you lose your paperwork and pet’s microchip number?  No worries, Dr. Coffin is here to help. Continue…

Protect Your Pet From Pet Flipping From A Guthrie Veterinary!


Have you heard of pet flipping?  Pet flipping is a new trend where people are stealing dogs and selling them on the internet or using them for breeding purposes.  Unfortunately, this has been reported around the country from pet owners and law enforcement officials.  You can protect your pet from this horrible ordeal by micro-chipping your pet and by making sure your online contact information is correct.  Also, if you purchase a pet online a Guthrie veterinary recommends taking the pet to your veterinarian or an animal shelter to have it scanned for a microchip.  August 15th is National Check the Chip Day. Continue…

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