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  • Rabbit Microchipping in Sheffield | Peak Vets

Rabbit Microchipping in Sheffield is a permanent ID system, which involves a chip, no bigger than a grain of rice being implanted under the skin of your pet’s scruff. 

Each rabbit microchip in Sheffield has a unique number, which can be read by a portable scanner, which most vets, including Peak Veterinary Practice, local authorities and rescue homes have access too; ensuring your contact details can be easily obtained from the central rabbit microchipping database. Once your pet’s microchip has been scanned and identified, a phone call can reunite you with your missing pet. 

Microchipping Your Rabbit in Sheffield

When your rabbit comes in for their first annual health check at our Sheffield Clinic, we can check if they have a rabbit microchip for you. If they are not, sedation is not necessary for the implantation of the rabbit microchip as this procedure causes minimal discomfort and can be done in a routine consultation. We can arrange for a member of the team at Peak Veterinary Practice to scan your pet and check for a working chip. Rest assured, we always check that a rabbit hasn’t already got a microchip before implanting a new one. 

Implanting in Sheffield

At the time of implant, you will be asked to complete a registration form, from which your details are then submitted to a national database by a Peak Veterinary Practice team member. Your details are kept on the database for your rabbit’s lifetime, and the fee for this is included in the cost of implantation. 

Changes in Your Details

It is important to update any changes to your contact details as soon as possible. At Peak Veterinary Practice, all our microchips comply with the International Standard (ISO) and can, therefore, be recognised by scanners abroad when used in the Animal Health Certificate scheme.

Microchipping Your Pets in Sheffield

there isn't only just Rabbit Microchipping in Sheffield, but we also Microchip for cats, dogs, ferrets, rabbits, snakes, parrots, tortoises, and horses, and comes highly recommended by the team at Peak Veterinary Practice. It is now also a legal requirement for all pets to be microchipped, and all puppies must be vaccinated by 8 weeks of age before ownership is transferred from the breeder. You can be fined up to £500 if your dog is not microchipped. It is also worth noting, that if you are planning on taking your pet abroad, they must be microchipped and have a pet passport. 


Contact Us

For more information, please speak to one of our friendly team members at our practice by calling the branch most local to your home address. 

Peak Veterinary Practice

36 Olivet Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S8 8QS

Tel: 0114 250 7733