MC placementThis is a diagram where your dogs microchip was implanted. As time goes on, the chip can move down their back or legs, so it is very important when scanning a dog for a chip, you scan the entire body.

Your dog may have one of several brands of micro chips. Most can be identified by the numbering system used, but as time has gone on, the chip manufacturing companies have started using a simular numbering system.

Home Again chips are usually a combonation of numbers and CAPITAL letters, but recently they have changed to a number system only. An examples of Home Again Chips prior to 2013/14 was somethink like this: 4852A59C59651265R. But now they have go to using a string of just numbers.

24 Pet Watch chips have recently changed their numbering system. Up until 2014 they were easily identifed by the 0A (zero A) in front of numbers. But they have also gone to a number only system.

Save This Life is the brand of micro chip ADR uses. The only time a dog does not have one of our chips is if they were micro chipped prior to coming into our program. Save This Life Chips are a string of 15 numbers.