Why Should I Microchip my Pet? | 24PetWatch
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It could be the difference between lost and found.

Why microchip?

You've locked the gate, secured the collar, and put your feet up—but your furry friend will always have a knack for getting into trouble. Should the unthinkable happen and your pet goes missing, a microchip could help bring you back together sooner.

The process of inserting a microchip under your pet’s skin is quick and causes minimal discomfort, so the event itself shouldn't be dramatic—but the benefits are. Every microchip connects to your contact information in a central database—that means a microchip is only as good as the information attached to it. With a Pet Protection Services Membership, you can relax knowing we’re always on hand to identify your pet and bring you back together as soon as possible.

  • The procedure is nothing more than an injection similar to a vaccine or routine shot that inserts the microchip—which is about the size of a grain of rice—under your pet’s skin between the shoulder blades.
  • A microchip is not a GPS, so it cannot be used to find your pet’s exact location. But it can be used to identify him or her and facilitate a quick reunion.
  • It’s essential to keep your contact information current so you can be notified when your pet is found.
  • Having a microchip is only the first step. By registering your pet’s number in our database, you’ll increase your chances of a happy and healthy reunion with your pet. Register your pet's microchip number online or call us at 1-866-597-2424 and we'll be happy to help.

With a Pet Protection Services membership, you’ll have peace of mind knowing your four-legged friend is registered with one of the leading pet recovery teams in North America. Our specialists are available 24/7 to start the recovery process—and help ensure a faster reunion with your furry troublemaker.

Register your microchip online or call us at 1-866-597-2424 and we’ll be happy to help.