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Pet Microchip

Animal Microchipping Services in Houston

Houston Vet Services

Houston Vet Services

Rehabilitation & Pain Management

Rehabilitation & Pain Management

 Did you know 1 in 3 pets gets lost or runs away?

Pet Microchips have revolutionized animal recovery. When a pet is lost without a collar or proper identification, it can be difficult and in some cases almost impossible to help them find their way home without a microchip.

What are Pet Microchips? How do they work?

Microchips are permanent identification systems about the size of a grain of rice that are implanted between your pet’s shoulder blades similar to the injection of a yearly vaccination. Each microchip broadcasts a unique identification number over a specific radio frequency.

After implantation of your pet’s microchip, we will register your information with the manufacturer which will allow them to have your contact information. When your pet becomes lost, you contact the pet microchip company who will then send a missing pet alert to all clinics and shelters in a 25 mile radius notifying them of your lost pet.

All shelters and a large majority of veterinary clinics have universal scanners. Once a found or stray pet is brought in, they are scanned for a microchip and if a microchip is found the owners are contacted. While collars and tags are still a great idea for keeping your pet safe, they can easily fall off or be removed.


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Hours of Operation

The clinic will be closed every Wednesday from 12pm - 2pm for staff meetings and training.

Mon - Fri: 7am-6pm
Sat: 8am-1pm
Sun: Boarding Pickup Available

Emergency Care

For after hours or emergency animal care, please call Gulf Coast Emergency: 713-693-1111