Having your pet microchipped is quick & easy

No loving pet parent wants to ever think about becoming separated from their companion. Unfortunately, though, it happens more often than we would like to imagine. Even the most well-behaved pets escape from their homes and become separated from their owners during times of stress. Having your pet microchipped is the best step you can take to help the two of you be reunited should they ever get lost.

How Microchipping Works

Having your pet microchipped is an easy procedure. A tiny chip that is roughly the size of a grain of rice is injected under your pet’s skin between their shoulder blades using a needle. The chip has a number which you then use to register your information in a database. When you register the chip, you provide your contact information, such as your pet’s name and your phone number. This information is not stored on the chip itself, but rather in the account you create. When the chip is scanned at an animal shelter, it brings up the registration number, which is linked to your account.

Microchipping Your Pet

At Companion Animal Hospital, we provide microchipping for pets in Fountain City, Knoxville and the surrounding areas to help improve your chances of being reunited if your pet ever gets lost. The procedure takes just a few seconds and can save you a world of heartache. Contact us today to schedule an appointment.


Companion Animal Hospital provides pet wellness exams, vaccinations, spay & neuter, microchipping, pet dental care, pet surgery, orthopedics, and euthanasia in Knoxville, Fountain City, Powell, Corryton, Halls, Karns and the surrounding areas.

Companion Animal Hospital

Companion Animal Hospital has been providing quality veterinary care in Knoxville, TN since 1991.

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