One of the worst feelings to experience as a pet owner is a realization that your pet has gone missing. Only 17% of dogs and 2% of cats make it back to their owners—which can make it feel like you’ll never see your pet again if they get lost.
Cedar Ridge Animal Hospital wants to encourage you to consider microchipping your pet, even if they live entirely indoors–because even indoor pets can escape and become lost. A
What is Microchipping?
Unlike collars and tags, microchips can’t fall off and they serve as permanent identification for a pet’s entire life. Microchips are also rated for 25 years, meaning they never need to be removed or recharged during your pet’s lifetime.
Microchipping a pet is simple, relatively painless and very affordable. Once implanted, authorities only need to scan the chip to locate your information.
Benefits of Microchipping
Proactive Pet Recovery helps you look for your pet.
HomeAgain sends out lost pet alerts to veterinarians, shelters, and Pet Rescuers in the surrounding area where your pet was lost. It also allows you to easily create a “Lost Pet” poster that you can print and post in the neighborhood.
Pet Microchipping in Independence, MO
Cedar Ridge Animal Hospital believes microchipping is the safest, most effective method of pet recovery available, helping reunite more than 15,000 lost pets to their owners every month.
To get your pet “chipped”, call us at (816) 833-1300 or fill out the online Make an appointment form.
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