Why It is Important to Have a Pet Tracker Microchip

Most pet owners quickly find that their animals become important members of their families. The difference between our human family members and animal family members is that our pets cannot ask for help when they are lost.

Losing a pet can be devastating for a family. In fact, it is every pet owner’s worst nightmare. However, with microchips, you can have some peace of mind.  If you are doing an internet search for “Pet Tracker Microchip Riverview FL,” you will find us at the top.

Pet GPS Microchip Options

A popular method for making your pet permanently identifiable is an animal microchip. These chips use RFID technology (radiofrequency identification). This does not require a power source, and the tiny chips are about the size of rice kernels.

The chips are implanted via injection directly beneath the surface of an animal’s skin near the back of the neck. When an animal care specialist runs a handheld scanner over the pet’s skin, the chip provides just enough power to allow the chip to transmit identifying information.

Who Uses Microchip Scanners?

Most animal care organizations have the capability to use pet GPS microchip scanners, including the following.

  • Rescue groups
  • Animal shelters
  • Pounds
  • Animal control officers

Why It is Important to Use a Microchip

You can use other tools to identify your dog, including a collar with a nametag. However, these can become lost or even intentionally removed if someone steals your pet. Moreover, an implanted microchip is permanent.

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Also, animal chip methods protect your security and privacy. The chips contain a personal identification number, not your name, phone number, or address. The data is linked in a third-party database to your pet’s medical records.

Does a Pet GPS Tracker Hurt My Pet?

The implantation of the microchip is very safe and virtually painless. Regarding rejection or tissue reaction, these issues happen rarely.

The Best Pet Tracker Microchip 

When you’re ready to get a pet GPS microchip for your pet, contact Pavilion Crossing Animal Hospital & Grooming in Riverview, FL at (813) 670-8881 or contact us online for assistance. Dr. Keshava Eega and the team are ready to help you protect your beloved animal companion.

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Meet Pavilion Crossing Animal Hospital

Dr. Keshava Eega
Pavilion Crossing Animal Hospital

Dr. Keshava Eega moved to the United States in 2003 to further his passion for practicing high-quality and modern veterinary medicine in a challenging environment. Having graduated from the College of Veterinary Science in Hyderabad, India, he then completed his Master’s in Animal Science and the North American Veterinary Licensing Exam in 2006. Dr. Eega then completed his clinical rotations at the Louisiana State University, School of Veterinary Medicine and subsequently obtained his license to practice Veterinary Medicine in the state of Florida. Dr. Eega possesses thirteen years of experience in corporate practice in Orlando as both an Associate Veterinarian and a Lead Doctor. Through the course of his tenure, he has gained vast and widespread experience and exposure in both the practice of high-quality veterinary medicine and soft tissue surgeries. He also possesses professional interests in preventive care, senior pet care, skin cases, nutrition, behavior and wellness exams, particularly for both cats and dogs. Dr. Eega also possesses Fear Free certification which enables him to rid pets, owners and even veterinary health care teams of fear, stress, and anxiety. Hence, in the hands of Dr. Eega, you can be assured that your pet receives modern, customized care in a comfortable environment!

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