HomeAgain® Microchips - A Permanent ID for your Dog or Cat
Why do your veterinarians only use HomeAgain® Microchips?
HomeAgain® has been the leader in pet microchip technology for over 10 years. They are considered to be the best microchips in the business, with the best, most comprehensive lost pet recovery system. In fact, you get lifetime access to update your contact information- something the other microchip companies expect you to pay for. Home Again has reunited over 600,000 missing pets with their owners!
What's included in the price? Will I need to register my chip?
We take care of registration for you at no extra charge! In order to enjoy the full benefits of a HomeAgain Pet Microchip, lifetime registration and the first year of Premium Membership is included in our price. After the first year, a small fee is required by HomeAgain if you'd like to continue with the Premium Membership, although you will always have lifetime access to update your records. Premium Membership allows you access to their comprehensive recovery services, including 24/7 Emergency Medical Hotline and Pet Specialists, Rapid Lost Pet Alerts, Travel Assistance for Found Pets, and many more amenities that other microchip companies just don't offer. And they have a very cool free iPhone app!
Why do I need to register? Don't they just want my information for marketing purposes?
Registration is a critically important step in order for the microchip to be useful for you and your pet. Without registration, how would we be able to connect your lost dog or cat with you? Registering your microchip tells HomeAgain and the person who found your pet who to call.
With our HomeAgain Microchips, we take care of the registration process for you. Studies show that as much as 75% of pet owners forget to register their microchip when they get home. We offer this at no extra cost as a service to our customers and their pets because we know how important it is.
PawsPlus® and HomeAgain® recognize the fact that your pets are an important part of your family, so we go the extra mile to calm your anxieties and fears. When you buy a HomeAgain microchip from us, the chances of reuniting with your lost dog or lost cat are very high.
What is a pet microchip?
A pet microchip is a high-tech device which enables dog owners to list their pet and their contact details in a database to increase their chances of finding their pets if they ever go missing. Microchips provide a permanent pet identification which is highly reliable and secure.
A pet microchip is equipped with a radio-frequency identification transponder fitted inside a grain-like capsule which can easily be fitted or implanted in a dog’s tissue. A pet microchip stores a specific ID number which will enable the recovery of the pet owner’s contact details. With the aid of a microchip scanner, radio frequency signals which are emitted by the implanted pet microchip can be read in order to reveal the microchip’s specific ID code. The ID number can then be retrieved from a database in order to retrieve the owner’s contact information. The owner is then contacted to inform him about his pet’s whereabouts. Thus it is very important to keep your contact information updated.
HomeAgain microchips are designed to last your pet’s entire lifetime, and once enrolled, they link to a permanent record of your owner information. Your microchip comes with a personal listing in the HomeAgain lost pet database, and this translates to anytime/anywhere pet recovery services. Over 50,000 vets and animal shelters across the country are equipped with scanners that can read your pet’s microchip. So, HomeAgain members can breathe a little easier knowing their lost cat or dog can be identified whether he’s 3 or 3,000 miles away from home.
Your pet’s microchip ID code, just like your pet, is one of a kind. When your lost pet is taken to an animal shelter or veterinary clinic, they will scan your pet for a microchip and will read its unique code. This code is stored with your pet’s profile and linked to your contact information in the HomeAgain pet database—forever.
After your pet’s microchip ID is scanned, you’ll receive a call from HomeAgain about his whereabouts. Rest assured that your listing in their pet database is exclusive to your pet. When you receive a call from HomeAgain, it is because your pet has been scanned. HomeAgain offers personalized and distinctive pet protection services, and protecting your best friend is what they do best.