Updating dog microchip
To register a microchip or update contact information for a microchip, pet owners should contact their pet recovery service.AAHA is unable to assist pet owners with their microchip registration and/or problems.You will never be charged a fee to use our registry.Do you have any other questions about microchips and re-homing a pet? The tool works by searching the databases of participating companies.It will not return pet owner information contained in the registries’ databases, instead it will identify which registries should be contacted when a lost pet is scanned and a microchip number is identified.) The American Animal Hospital Association does not maintain a database of microchips of its own.The microchip MUST at first be registered to the breeder and it is breaking the law if the breeder offers to chip and register directly into your name. For just .99 per year, you can register any brand microchip to get a suite of pet safety & wellness benefits and access to a network of trained professionals ready to help at a moment's notice.
Therefore, start by calling the company listed first in the "enrolled with" box.
If you move house or change your phone number, you must contact your microchip database provider to let them know.
Sadly, a number of owners forget to do this and run the risk of never being reunited with their dog.
When a change in pet ownership occurs, one frequently asked question is: What should I do about their microchip registration?
First, it’s important to clarify how a microchip works.
Enter only the 9, 10 or 15 character microchip number, with no punctuation or spaces.