Updating pet microchip

After pets have been microchipped, contact information for the pet's owner is registered to the microchip's serial number in a database that veterinary or animal rescue staff can use to locate an animal's owner should the pet become lost.

Universal Pet Microchip Lookup Tool to do a quick search based on your pet's microchip number." data-reactid="25"To check and update your registration information, you'll need to log onto the database maintained by your microchip manufacturer.

The day also offers an opportunity for veterinarians to encourage their clients to microchip their pets if they aren't already., president of the AVMA. If your pet's registration information isn't up to date, the microchip is all but useless.

It takes less than two minutes to check and update your contact information, and this small act can make all the difference in the chance of a lost pet being reunited with its family."" data-reactid="23", president of the AVMA. If your pet's registration information isn't up to date, the microchip is all but useless.

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According to Home Again, a supporter of National Check the Chip Day, 90 percent of lost pets without identification never make it back home.

Click here to generate new Micro Chip registration paperwork now Upon receipt of the paperwork PETtrac will register your pet's Micro Chip record and issue a certificate to you.

Click here to search using your pet's Micro Chip number, to help identify with which pet Micro Chip database your pet would normally be registered in the UK.

(PRNewsfoto/AVMA) Microchips are embedded under the skin using a hypodermic needle, similar to those used for vaccinations.

After pets have been microchipped, contact information for the pet’s owner is registered to the microchip’s serial number in a database that veterinary or animal rescue staff can use to locate an animal’s owner should the pet become lost.