Microchipping has become a very popular and safe way to permanently identify your pet and you as the owner in the unfortunate case that your pet is lost. This involves placement of a small electronic chip the size and shape of a piece of rice just under the skin in the neck area. A needle is used to inject the chip and the injection is comparable to a regular vaccine injection.
If your pet becomes lost and is taken to a shelter then the shelter will be able to scan your pet for the chip and contact you. The scanner is similar to a scanner found in the grocery store. We advise you to use this system as well as a collar identification system, to keep your friend safe with you. Currently, the Home Again chip is $60