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  • Dog Microchipping in Sheffield | Peak Vets

Dog microchipping in Sheffield, is a permanent identification technique that entails implanting a chip—about the size of a grain of rice—under your pet's skin behind their whiskers.

Virtually all veterinarians, including Peak Vets, as well as local government agencies and rescue homes, have access to portable scanners that can read the unique number assigned to each implanted microchip. This will guarantee that, in the event that your dog becomes lost or stolen and is later located, your contact information may be quickly retrieved from the national database of microchipping, meaning that, after your dog has been scanned and recognised by their microchip, you can get back in touch with them over the phone.

Do I have to have my Dog Microchipped?

Dog microchipping in Sheffield, is now a legal requirement for all dogs. Before ownership is transferred from the breeder, puppies must have their vaccinations before the age of eight weeks. If your dog is not microchipped, you risk a fine of up to £500. It is also important to remember that your pet has to obtain an Animal Health Certificate and be microchipped if you intend to transport them overseas.

The dog microchipping procedure doesn't require sedation; most dogs won't even detect it when it's implanted, and it will cause very little discomfort.

 

Why is Dog Microchipping in Sheffield Important?

Dog microchipping in Sheffield is required by UK law, not merely a recommendation. When a puppy is eight weeks old, they need to be microchipped and vaccinated. This guarantees the traceability and accountability of every dog for their well-being. In addition to the potential penalty associated with breaking this legislation, observing it also helps safeguard your dog's well.

The non-invasive process of dog microchipping in Sheffield doesn't involve giving your dog any kind of anaesthesia or sedative. In actuality, it only requires minor pain and may be done at a standard veterinarian appointment. Your dog won't even be aware of it.

Because our microchips meet international standards (ISO), scanners all over the globe can identify them. This worldwide recognition is particularly important if you intend to take your dog on international trips, since it guarantees easy identification everywhere you go.

 

Benefits of Dog Microchipping in Sheffield

Beyond only giving your dog a permanent form of identification, dog microchipping in Sheffield has many other benefits. At Peak Vets, we think it's critical that you are aware of all the advantages that this operation may provide:

Medical History Access: Your dog's medical history may be accessed through the microchip database once they are microchipped. This implies that in an emergency, veterinarians may easily access vital information, such immunisation histories and allergy profiles. Even when you're not there, it makes sure your dog gets the best care possible, on time.

Prevention of Theft: Dog theft is regrettably a problem in a lot of places. Because a microchip makes it impossible to sell or find a new home for a stolen dog, it serves as a deterrent to criminals. A dog microchip improves the odds of recovery and conviction in the sad case of theft.

Travel Convenience: If you are an avid traveller and enjoy taking your dog on foreign excursions, it is imperative that the microchip you use is consistent with international standards (ISO). It guarantees easy identification at border and customs, letting you and your dog travel the world in comfort.

Community Responsibility: Dog microchipping promotes responsible pet ownership in addition to your dog's protection. Adhering to dog microchipping rules makes you a part of a more responsible and secure pet society where owners can quickly find their missing animals.

Here at Peak Vets, we think it's important to go above and beyond to protect your dog. We provide a number of services to show our dedication to your peace of mind and their protection, including dog microchipping in Sheffield.

 

We can check for an existing Dog microchip

Here at Peak Vets, we can quickly find out if your dog has previously had a microchip if you are unable to remember or are unsure. Before implanting a second dog microchip, one of our team members will be able to use a scanner to look for an existing one.

Contact us

Please feel free to contact any member of our welcoming staff for additional information regarding dog microchipping in Sheffield; they will be more than delighted to assist you.

You may reach us by phone at Peak Vets at 0114 250 7733, or you can contact us right now.