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Micro-chipping


MICROCHIPPING

Changes in dog control legislation mean that from 1st of July 2007, all newly registered dogs must be micro-chipped.

Microchipping is an option more cat owners are choosing to do as well.

Microchippping is a very simple procedure.  The microchip is about the size of a grain of rice which and is implanted under your pet’s skin between the shoulder blades, at the base of your dog’s neck.  It contains a unique number providing a secure and reliable way of identifying it.   Many owners choose to have their pet microchipped at vaccination or neutering stage.

We highly recommend you register your cat and/or dog’s microchip number on the NZ Animal Companion Register for $17.00 – Our staff will arrange this for you. This loads your pets details on the national microchip database; and if your pet is found injured or lost anywhere in NZ, and taken to a vet or picked up by a dog control officer, it will automatically be scanned and you will be contacted, saving a lot of unnecessary concern.



NEED ANOTHER GREAT REASON TO MICROCHIP YOUR CAT…


SureFlap Cat door
Microchip Cat Door

No more unwanted visitors with the SureFlap (For brochure click here)
SureFlap cat doors recognise the ID chip already implanted in your cat, allowing access to your pet and making unwanted visitors a thing of the past. Your home becomes a secure environment for your pet, leading to a happier, more relaxed animal.

  • Works with your cat's existing microchip
  • Compatible with 9, 10 and 15 digit microchips
  • No collar or tag to get lost or snagged
  • Robust door and lock keep out unwanted feline visitors
  • Fits into the hole left by many existing cat doors
  • Tunnel design prevents intruder cats from pulling the door open
  • Magnetic latch prevents the door from flapping in the wind
  • Battery operated - typical battery life up to 12 months
  • Low battery indicator light
  • Elegant modern design
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For a (PDF) copy of the SureFlap brochure - click here

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