Microchip - the importance of keeping your contact details current

Microchipping your pet enables you to reunite you and your pet again should you pet runs away or gets lost. A finder can bring your pet to a veterinarian or an animal shelter or the council to be scanned so a contact can be retrieved. Therefore, it is imperative to ensure your contact details on the database are up to date.

If you have just rehomed a pet and are unsure who your pet is registered with, you can check on Pet Address at www.petaddress.com.au. Pet Address allows you to search for the microchip number of your pet in various animal databases. Once you have located the correct database your pet is registered with, you can go to their website and update your details online.