Microchipping Your Pets

Microchipping Your Pets

What is a microchip?

Microchips are small electronic devices, about the size of a grain of rice, known as a radio frequency identification device (RFID).


What does a microchip do?

When a microchip scanner is used near the microchip, the RFID chip is activated and transmits a unique identification number back to the scanner, which identifies the microchip. This number is searchable in microchip databases online to identify the pet registered with the microchip. Every microchip has its own individual number.