Pet microchipping

Pet microchipping is a quick and simple procedure that can help reunite you with your pet should they go missing. Microchipping is also a pet travel requirement, wherever you are planning to visit.

There’s no need to search for ‘pet microchipping near me’; if you live in or near Staines-upon-Thames, are travelling outbound from London Heathrow Airport, or are passing our practice on-route to your destination, book a pet microchipping appointment at Travel Vet.

 

Get your pet microchipped

 

What is pet microchipping?

A small microchip, the size of a grain of rice, is inserted just under your pet’s skin between their shoulder blades, just like having a vaccination.

When the microchip is scanned using a specialist piece of equipment, it will reveal your pet’s unique microchip code. This code is then linked with your contact details on a national database – which you should always keep up to date.

Many animal specialists can scan your pet’s microchip, including veterinary practices, dog wardens and charities such as the RSPCA.

 

Compulsory microchipping

From 1st April 2016, it became a legal requirement to microchip dogs. In 2021, cat microchipping will become the law too. Avoid a fine and give your pet the best chance of being reunited with you should the unthinkable happen. Book a microchip appointment today.

With pet thefts on the rise, microchipping rabbits and ferrets is highly recommended too.

 

Microchipping for pet travel

Microchipping is compulsory for dogs, cats, rabbits, and ferrets travelling abroad. Travel Vet can help with all your pet travel needs – learn more.

 

Strictly Necessary

These cookies are required for our website to operate and include items such as whether or not to display this pop-up box or your session when logging in to the website. These cookies cannot be disabled.

Performance

We use 3rd party services such as Google Analytics to measure the performance of our website. This helps us tailor the site content to our visitors needs.

Functional

From time to time, we may use cookies to store key pieces of information to make our site easier for you to use. Examples of this are remembering selected form options to speed up future uses of them. These cookies are not necessary for the site to work, but may enhance the browsing experience.

Targeting

We may use advertising services that include tracking beacons to allow us to target our visitors with specific adverts on other platforms such as search or social media. These cookies are not required but may improve the services we offer and promote.

Change Settings

Welcome. You can control how we use cookies and 3rd party services below

Change Settings Accept
Learn how we use cookies