MICROCHIPPING

MICROCHIPPING

Why Microchipping Your Pet is Important

Having a missing pet is one of the worst feelings in the world! Implanting a microchip in your pet can give you peace of mind in knowing that your information will be with your pet at all times. At Oak Elm Animal Hospital, our veterinarians strongly encourage everyone to microchip their pets! Let’s ensure that every pet has a safe return home. 

The Procedure

A microchip implantation is a safe and simple procedure that can be performed during a regular wellness exam—there is no anesthesia necessary. A microchip is a small, rice-size chip that is implanted in between your pet’s shoulder blades (under the skin). This chip is encoded with a unique identification number—and contains your personal information—that can be scanned by shelters, animal hospitals, and animal control units across the country. Once scanned, the microchip will reveal your pet’s name, your contact information, and his or her animal hospital. 

What to do if you have found a Pet

If you have come across a lost or missing pet, you can use the Pet Microchip Lookup website to locate the pet owner based on the information encoded in the pet’s microchip. If you are not sure if the pet you found has a microchip, you can take that pet to any pet hospital, shelter, or animal control unit and they can scan the pet for a microchip.

Stephanie Lainovic
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All the reviews mirror my thoughts of this establishment. It is outstanding. The doctor is a kind, helpful, compassionate, understanding, doctor, who went above and beyond to help my suffering dog. The staff was also kind, compassionate, helpful and friendly. I did not read the reviews before I went, but I can confirm, they are 100% accurate. I cannot thank this office enough for all that you did for my dog. It is a miracle that she is better and I am so grateful for all the efforts made to help her. Thank you so much.
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The vet was so incredibly sweet. You can tell he really loves his job and cares. He was able to keep my dog relaxed, comfortable and not feel nervous. He was honest and upfront. He sent us home with medication that started to work immediately. I'm so happy this place was recommended to me and think this will be my new Dr for my old guy, hoping he gives us a few more good years.
Ted Korda Jr
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This is a very caring, compassionate, give their best to save your furry family member . Without causing undue stress on the pet and will advise and call you regularly. They also go in at all hours of the night to make sure your pet comfortable. Highly recommend !
David Fedorenko
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A Vet with weekend hours! Super attentive and helpful for our sick pup. Was able to identify the problem and cause and then the cure! They have now become my primary vet.Highly recommend !
Martin M
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I would like to single out Dr J. Iqbal. He is simply outstanding, going far beyond what you would normally expect from a service provider. If we had a vet in our family, we could not get more compassionate care than Lou got from Dr Iqbal. Everyone working in healthcare could learn from him! They have now become my primary vet.Highly recommend !