A sure way for your pet to carry ID.
In the words of Cesar Millan, you won’t ever regret microchipping your pet. But if your dog or cat gets lost, you will regret not doing it. Tags and collars can easily come off, leaving a pet without any identification. Microchipping is your pet’s permanent and safe way to carry its ID. All dogs and cats adopted from the Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin are microchipped. But anyone in the community can take advantage of our low-cost microchip services for the peace of mind knowing you’d be reunited with your pet should he or she bolt for a squirrel.
Benefits of a 24 PetWatch Microchip:
- Inexpensive - Just $30 here at HSSW! And when you adopt, we will microchip your other household pets for just $20 each!
- Free registration - There are no additional costs or paperwork to register your pet. We do that for you. Your pets are protected as soon as they walk out the door!
- 24/7 Pet Recovery Service - 24PetWatch's pet recovery service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to reunite you with your lost pet.
- Free online account - Your 24PetWatch microchip comes with a free online account to easily update your pet's photos and keep your contact information up to date!
- Free microchip ID tag to keep on your pet's collar or on your own keychain!
What are microchips and how do they work?
Microchips are small chips, about the size of a grain of rice, which are implanted beneath the skin of the animal between the shoulder blades. Each chip has a unique identifying number which is registered to the pet's owner. If your pet becomes lost or separated from you, shelters, veterinarians, and even some police departments can scan the animal and quickly bring you both together again.
Even though microchips are a permanent method of identifying pets, they should be used in addition to collars and ID tags as added measure of safety and higher possibility of fast identification.
Microchip services for the community
For just $30, our staff will gladly microchip your companion animals using the 24 PetWatch microchip system. Just stop by during regular business hours! Please remember to have your cat in a carrier and your dog on a leash. (To ensure staff availability, calling ahead, while isn’t necessary, is always appreciated.)
As part of the registration process, you’ll be asked to provide an emergency contact person with two phone number options, much like registering children at school or camp. (Because our pets are often our children, right?) We recommend you choose someone outside your household who could be an immediate contact if you were unreachable or out of town.
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