The standard microchip, measuring 12mm, is implanted under the animal’s skin using a thick needle, commonly between the shoulder blades (for mammals).
The chip uses passive RFID
(Radio Frequency Identification)
technology to store a unique
serial number that can be read by
a RFID scanner.
We recommend the use of
ISO Certified Microchip.
It is a routine procedure that takes a few minutes but is consider invasive because it involves an incision in the skin. It is recommended that all invasive procedures be done by a veterinarian.
The pets' reaction towards the procedure is highly dependent on the their tolerant towards pain. Some anxious individuals may require
a mild sedation prior to the
Many owners chose to
microchip their pets during
procedures such as
Above: Smallest microchip (7mm) compared with a standard microchip (12mm). Pic by LOLVet.
Above: Smallest sized microchip (7mm) can be implanted in a parrot's pectoral muscle. Pic by LOLVet.
The unique number stored in the implanted microchip will only help you find your pet if you register your particulars, address, phone number and your pet's microchip number with the database company such as PetCall (Singapore) and relevant authorities i.e AVS.
The microchip is not a tracker or a GPS device. It cannot be sync to any phone or device to track you or your pet's location.
Although having a microchip implanted in your pet ensures that the identification chip will never be lost or drop off, microchip is only one form of pet identification system.
We recommend that all pets should have other forms of identification, e.g. a dog or cat tag.
SPECIES THAT CAN BE MICROCHIPPED
NEED MORE INFORMATION?
If you are interested in getting your pet microchipped, you can contact us at 6243 3282 to schedule an appointment.
Blk 703 Bedok Reservoir Road
#01-3508 Singapore 470703
(By Appointment Only)
Afternoon 12pm to 5pm
Evening 8pm to 11pm
Closed on Tuesdays, Sundays and All Public Holidays