Chip that dog

As of 6 April this year, it will now be law to get your dog microchipped. If a puppy is not microchipped within eight weeks of its birth owners are given a 21 day notice to get their dog chipped, after which they will receive a £500 fine.

Dog-microchippingMicrochipping is a quick procedure in which a small chip, about the size of a grain of rice, is injected between a dog’s shoulder blades. Each tiny chip has its own number, which relates to the contact details of the owner.

This information is stored on an approved database and the microchip can be scanned by local authorities and veterinary clinics if necessary. Great if your dog decides to go AWOL too.

To support this, Heath Veterinary Clinic, in Burgess Hill and Hurstpierpoint are offering a special deal, offering dog microchipping for only £10 up until 6 April. So no excuses!

About Sam Harrington-Lowe
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