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Microchipping a Dog

Microchipping is the only permanent way to identify an animal. Collars can fall off and tattoos can become illegible over time. Microchipping your animal is also the best hope to have it returned home if it gets lost.

Why is it important to ensure my dog is microchipped?

Microchipping your dog will allow your dog to be identified at every clinic and shelter in Canada. The microchip will provide the clinic or shelter with the owner information to return the dog home.

How does a microchip work and is it safe for my dog?

A microchip is a very small data chip that when scanned, brings up a serial number that a veterinarian or the shelter worker can look up online. The serial number is logged along with your contact information so that you can be found and contacted in the event your pet turns up lost. The chip is injected under the skin at the back of the neck and stays there permanently.

How much does it cost to microchip a dog?

Microchipping is a quick and relatively inexpensive procedure. Contact your veterinarian’s office to discuss the costs associated with microchipping.

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Last updated: May 3, 2021

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we have made some important updates to our operating policies.

1. WE CAN NOW SEE ALL CASES BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

This includes vaccines, wellness exams, blood work, heartworm testing, spays and neuters, dental services, and more!

2. SAFETY MEASURES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE

3. CANCELLATION POLICY

Clients must confirm their appointments 24 hours before their scheduled time slot at the latest. We will cancel appointments of clients who do not confirm and give them to waitlisted patients.

4. ZERO TOLERANCE AGAINST ABUSE

We reserve the right to refuse service to clients who verbally, emotionally, or physically harm any of our teammates.

5. OPERATING HOURS

We are OPEN with the following hours:

Monday to Thursday: 7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Friday: 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sunday: CLOSED

 

NEW PET OWNERS

Have you welcomed a new furry family member to your home? We’d love to meet them! Visit our Must Know New Pet Owner Information page for useful resources and helpful recommendations for new pet owners.

Thank you for your patience and understanding and we look forward to seeing you and your furry family members again!

- Your dedicated team at Moncton Animal Hospital