TO CHIP OR NOT TO CHIP -
IS THAT REALLY A QUESTION?
The Government is proposing a scheme for every dog, and eventually
every cat, to be identified by either a tattoo or microchip.
When you hear about an owner's heartache when they have lost their pet
or the cruelty inflicted through ignorance or just down right maliciousness do you feel sadness, anger or outrage? Good news
for good owners - bad news for those that aren't. Identification means accountability.
or cat should feel no more discomfort from a microchip implant than from a conventional injection.
uses Radio Frequency (RFID) technology and cannot be tampered with, fade or be removed. The chip is deposited into the fatty
area between the shoulder blades. The needle houses the microchip and is therefore larger than a conventional needle, however,
a clever design allows it to incise the skin easily with little discomfort.
Each Implanter like myself can act as a mini 're-uniting centre'.
Using their own scanner and the Petlog database, a quick telephone call to Petlog’s 24/7 help line (0870 6066
751) could end the misery of someone who has lost a much-loved pet. The good-will generated by such a kind deed will no doubt,
be recounted by the thankful owner for years to come.