How is a pet microchip installed?
Using a hypodermic needle, our highly skilled vets insert the rice size microchip right between your pet’s shoulder blades, under the skin. It only takes a few seconds, and can be compared in pain and time to a vaccination, very simple.
Microchipping is a simple process, and it is often installed at the same time a pet is spayed or neutered. The procedure is not painful, and it can be performed on a number of different pets including dogs, cats, ferrets, and many, many others.
How much does microchipping cost?
Microchipping is an inexpensive process, Even including registration fees. Your peace of mind is definitely worth it, knowing that if your pet is lost, hope it not. To find out a quote for your specific animal, contact our offices at Heartland Animal Hospital.
Are pet microchips safe?
Microchips are incredibly safe and simple. Complications are extremely rare during implantation process. The benefits of a pet being correctly identified and returned to its owner far outweigh the small risk of possible complications. Our veterinarians are skilled and experienced in injecting RFID microchips, and the procedure is strongly recommended for all pets.
How long will the microchip last?
Because the microchip capsule is made of a strong biocompatible glass, the microchips should last for your pet’s entire life as long as there aren’t any complications. Also, because of its make, the microchip won’t cause an allergic reaction.
Call us today at Heartland Animal Hospital in Boiling Springs, South Carolina to have your pet microchipped. Anything can happen, and with this safe and easy procedure you can rest easy knowing that, with a microchip, your pet will always make their way home.