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Microchipping Service for Dogs

Microchipping a Dog

A microchip is a rice grain sized device that is inserted under the skin in dogs and cats. It is used for precise identification of an animal. Some countries require a microchip if you are travelling there. For travel, it is important to have the microchip in place before getting the Rabies vaccine booster. This is needed to prove that the correct animal was vaccinated before travel.

Why is it a good idea to microchip my dog?

Microchipping is an excellent way to identify your dog should it go missing. The microchip is always put in the same spot between the shoulder blades so that all veterinary clinics and humane societies, etc. will look for the microchip in the same place. The registry is North America wide so as long as you have registered your dog’s microchip and kept your address up to date, the facility that finds your dog should be able to trace it to you.

How does a microchipping work and is it safe for my dog?

Microchipping is an excellent way to identify your dog should it go missing. The microchip is always put in the same spot between the shoulder blades so that all veterinary clinics and humane societies, etc. will look for the microchip in the same place. The registry is North America wide so as long as you have registered your dog’s microchip and kept your address up to date, the facility that finds your dog should be able to trace it to you. Microchipping your pet is very safe.

How much does it cost to microchip a dog?

All our spay and neuter surgeries include microchipping. Please feel free to contact us anytime, we’re here 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to answer all your questions.

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2018 Readers' Choice Awards Winner!

We are so happy to announce that we have won the 2018 Reader’s Choice Award in Mississauga in the category of Best Veterinary Hospitals! This award is very special to us as the voting is done by the community and our clients. We would like to thank every person who took the time to vote, or even took the time to share your experience with someone else.

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COVID-19: Additional measures we are taking

Dear Clients,

Due to the close contact that our work requires, we have taken additional measures to protect you and our team while providing care for your furry family members.

The following changes are effective as of Wednesday, March 18, 2020:

1. We are currently operating a "closed waiting room" policy to protect our clients and staff. When you arrive, please remain in your vehicle and use your cell phone to call us at 905-855-2100. We will bring your pet into the hospital for an examination with the veterinarian. The veterinarian will then call you to discuss our recommended treatment plan. After your appointment, a technician will return your pet to your car and take care of any needed medications and payment.

2. We are continuing to accept appointments for urgent or sick pets, as well as time-sensitive puppy/kitten vaccinations. All other services will be scheduled for a later time. However, if you're unsure whether your pet needs medical attention, please call us to discuss your situation.

3. If you are ordering food or medications, please allow 2-4 business days as our suppliers are dealing with increased demand and are trying to fill orders as quickly as possible. We will advise you as soon as your order arrives. Please call us when you arrive to pick up your order, but do not enter the hospital. Our staff will bring your order to your car. At this time, we are limiting food purchases to 2 bags or 2 cases per client. You can also use our online store and have your food delivered directly to your home. To sign up for the Online Store, visit our website.

4. For the time being, we are not accepting cash as payment. Credit cards and debit card payments are still available.

5. Following the recommendations of our government and medical experts, we are doing our best to practice social distancing within the constraints of our jobs. We have taken these measures to avoid both contracting and facilitating the spread of this disease.

Thank you for helping us be diligent for everyone's safety. As we have heard from all levels of government, the situation is fluid, and any updates will be provided as changes occur.

- Your dedicated team at Clarkson Village Animal Hospital