Keeping Your Dog Safe With Identification Tags and Microchip Identification
Several pets each year find their way to shelters and without proper identification it is very difficult for the shelters to locate their owners. Supplying your pet with proper identification will enable shelter personnel to contact you and return your beloved pet to its home. Even the best trained pets can find their way outside to roam free. Open windows and doors offer a temping escape to your pets outside surroundings.
Identification tags and Microchip Identification are two ways of preventing loss or theft of your cherished pet. Identification Tags are easily obtainable, there are several identification vending machine located in stores such as Wal-Mart or Pet-Smart. You can also order identification tags online at websites such as http://www.petidtags.org and http://www.loveyourpets.com.Keeping in mind that identification tags are not permanent identifications, they can easily fall off and get lost or even be replaced by someone who has found your perfect pet.
Microchip Identification provides permanent identification for your pet.Microchip identifications are electronic chips that are embedded under your petís skin.They are administered like a shot and are about the size of a granule of rice.Most Shelters and Veterinarians have scanners onsite, which will enable them to read your pets Microchip Identification.Several companies offer you the opportunity to register your petís microchip identification at a reasonable price. Additionally, companies such as http://www.homeagain.com, http://www.petlink.com, or http://www.avidid.com offer pet owners the option to register their petís microchip identification online.
Ensure a long and happy relationship between you and your beloved pet.Go the extra mile and have your pet micro-chipped and provide them with an identification tag. In the event that you move; remember to keep the contact information current.Taking a few extra minutes out of your day to update your information can make all the difference!
Debbie, the owner of Country Girl Kennel, microchips all her puppies before they venture to their new homes.Debbie is proactive in making sure each puppy has a strong and secure future with their new families!