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Did you have your Pet Microchipped and..

Discussion in 'Loving and Caring for K9's and Felines and/or Othe' started by Crankyfuzz, Jul 31, 2011.

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  1. Crankyfuzz

    Crankyfuzz Ultra Member ECF Veteran

    Aug 27, 2009
    Did you have your pet Micro-chipped and if so did you put the microchip tag on their collar saying that they were or did you leave it off so if someone did keep your pet they might at least take it to a vet at some point and it would get scanned.
  2. lynleestar

    lynleestar Vaping Master Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Sep 13, 2010
    NW Indiana
    I got my min pin from an animal rescue and she came chipped. Her tag is on her collar but she's chewed it up to the point it's illegible.
  3. Crankyfuzz

    Crankyfuzz Ultra Member ECF Veteran

    Aug 27, 2009
    I got mine done but I left off the tag I always figured if someone was to get a hold of him and see he was chipped and wanted to keep him they might not ever take him to the vet
  4. jj2

    jj2 Moved On ECF Veteran

    May 30, 2009
    Hundred Acre Wood
    Had Buddie done years ago!!!!!!
  5. Lisa66

    Lisa66 Vaping Master ECF Veteran

    Jan 23, 2011
    Mine both came chipped from a shelter. I've never heard of a tag, tough. Microchipping is so common around here that all the cities, vets and shelters scan........maybe that's why there's no tag....?
  6. SuziesMom

    SuziesMom Super Member ECF Veteran

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    Oct 28, 2010
    Mine are chipped...they wear the tags, along with tags with our cell numbers. They've been to a few vets, and they've never scanned them- they just take my word for it that I own the dogs.
  7. jj2

    jj2 Moved On ECF Veteran

    May 30, 2009
    Hundred Acre Wood
    I got Buddie chipped a few years ago. She was loose once and it scared the crap out of me!
  8. Pamdane

    Pamdane Ultra Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Jun 10, 2011
    Cleveland area, Ohio
    I am a breeder. I show and train. My dogs are all microchipped. If your dog is ever lost, very few places will ever scan for a chip. Dont take my word for it, go call your rescues and ask. SOMETIMES if a vet has to x-ray a pet and see's a chip, they will scan it. Then they do the footwork. Those are usually the success stories you hear.
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