Updating avid microchip
your contact info for your pet's registered microchip is a simple 3-step process (as outlined below).You'll want to bookmark this page in case you ever move or change your email address or phone number, as these are all situations where you'll want to update your contact information associated with your pet's microchip in the registry.And, should you ever lose a pet, here's some info and tips that will help you get them home safe.your pet's microchip isn't just important, it's also quick and easy.You'll also want to refer to this info and check your contact info should your pet ever go missing, as we discuss in our Tips For Finding Lost Pets article.Again, the importance of regularly checking and updating your pet's microchip registry information cannot be overstated. Here's the next step Simply microchipping your pet isn't enough.
Now is the best time to register your pet's microchip.
Note that some registries are "universal" (can register any brand of microchip), while others are limited only to their brand of microchip.
Also, some registries charge both to register and do updates or transfers, while others charge for some of these steps but not all, and some are completely free. Feel free to share your pet microchip and ID related stories and advice in the comments section below.
Just in case you need more proof about the importance of microchipping your pets and of registering and keeping your contact information up-to-date in the registry, below are some “happy ending” stories that happened because of registered microchips. And note that one of them is about how a pet's registered microchip actually helped to get a Are your pets' microchips registered? What to Do When You Find a Lost Dog6 Tips for Finding Your Lost Dog Lost Dogs (and Cats): Your Pet Versus 4th of July Fireworks Pet First Aid: Would You Know What to Do (and What NOT to Do)?
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