If your pet doesn’t have a microchip, it is something that many pet owners are now turning to as a way to make sure their pets can be returned home if they are lost. At Gresham Animal Hospital, we can easily make sure your pet is equipped with microchip technology.
Most pets, even indoor cats, will become lost or run away once in their lifetime, if even only for a short time. And many of these will lose their collars while lost leaving them with no way to get home. When your pet is missing, wouldn’t you want the peace of mind knowing they had a “Get Out of Jail Free” card? Pets may be adopted away from you or worse, euthanized at shelters after 3 days.
Microchipping is a permanent form of identification that ensures a safe return should your pet ever become lost or stolen. This identification system requires a single injection of a microchip about the size of a grain of rice. We recommend the Home Again chip as this technology used in the chip has been proven the best and is detected by ALL microchip scanners.
If you want additional information about microchips, call us at 503.666.1600 or contact us here.