Everyday in New Zealand, pets go missing. The reality is that many of these animals are never reunited with their owners, simply because of lack identification. A microchip is a tiny but powerful tool for being reunited with your pet if they get lost, or worse stolen. We've certainly heard some amazing stories from out clients who have been separated from their pets, and the microchip saved the day!
A microchip is about the size of a grain of sand, inserted under your pet's skin
It will last the entire lifetime of your pet, so make sure you keep your contact details up-to-date
It's proven that animals who are microchipped are much more likely to be reunited quicker with their owners
Our experienced Vet Nurses inset a microchip about the size of a grain of rice under your pet's skin, the process is easy and usually painless for your cat or dog. It is a legal requirement to have your dog microchipped, and more districts in New Zealand are taking the law to include cat's as well.
The process is easy and painless for your pet
Microchips are safe for your pet and have no side effects
Our Vet Nurses add your contact details to the NZ Companion Animal Register
The microchip will last your pet's entire lifetime
Will the procedure hurt my pet?
No. The procedure is carried out by our experienced Vet Nurse, and is quick and painless
Are there any side-effects to having a microchip inserted?
No. Microchips are safe and have no side effects for your pet
Do microchips track my pet with GPS?
No. Animal microchips do not include trackers or a GPS, and all your details are kept completely confidential.
I've moved, how do I update my contact details?
It's important to keep your contact details up-to-date. Head over to animalregiser.co.nz to update them.