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microchipping

Discussion in 'Dog Chat' started by poppydog1, May 7, 2010.


  1. poppydog1

    poppydog1 PetForums Member

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    what age can dogs be microchipped we have a 8 week old jack russell, who i want to have done.
     
  2. Fleur

    Fleur Vassal to Lilly and Ludo

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    Zipper was microchipped when he went in for his second Jab - 10 weeks
    Lilly was chipped when she was spayed - 6 months.
     
  3. alaun

    alaun PetForums VIP

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    Vets are usually willing to chip along with the second jab at around 12 weeks. They might recommend waiting a little longer for small dogs.
     
  4. Ducky

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    some vets dont like chipping small breeds, but i had my beagle pup chipped at 10.5weeks at his second jabs.
     
  5. lizzyboo

    lizzyboo PetForums VIP

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    pupster is being done next week, he will be 12 weeks. vet said he wouldnt do it at 1st vaccination cause it would have been quite traumatic :eek::eek:. im dreading taking him for it :(
     
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    When we do the litter, 6 weeks.... when we buy an unchipped puppy, with the second jab so not to put them off the vets after the first one
     
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    I had all my puppies microchipped at 8 weeks old before they left for there new homes
     
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