National Check the Chip day is Monday, August 15, 2016.

It is a day to remind pet owners of the importance of making sure that their address and phone numbers are current with their vet and micro chip company.

If your pet hasn't been micro chipped yet, call and make an appointment today.

If your pet hasn’t been micro chipped yet, call and make an appointment today.

There is nothing worse than when a stray pet is scanned 🙁

a microchip is found 🙂       but the contact information is no longer accurate :'(

Gahanna Animal Hospital uses the Avid brand of micro chips.

Gahanna Animal Hospital uses the Avid brand of micro chips.

If your pet was micro chipped here at Gahanna Animal Hospital, with an AVID micro chip,

all you need to do is call us and confirm your current address, email and/or phone numbers.

Micro chips are a little larger than a grain of rice. None of your personal information is stored on it.

Micro chips are a little larger than a grain of rice. 

If your pet was chipped elsewhere, you’ll need to contact the micro chip company and update with them.

Here’s a list of a few micro chip companies with numbers and links to contact them.

Avid  1-800-336-2843

24 Pet Watch  1-866-597-2424

AKC Reunite  1-800-252-7894

Home Again  1-888-466-3242

Petlink. Net  1-877-738-5465

Don’t wait until it’s too late, update today.