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Does your pet have a chip on its shoulder?


Well it should! National Microchipping Month, organised by Petlog, is launched at Battersea Park next week to remind the pet owning public just how good chips actually are for their pets!
National Microchipping Month is held annually, with animal welfare groups all over the UK holding chipping clinics in a bid to make the public more aware of how a simple chip can be the difference between being reunited with your pet and never seeing them again.

Marc AbrahamPetlog, the UK’s largest pet reunification database are inviting the pet loving public along to an event to mark the launch of National Microchipping Month. Petlog has teamed up with Battersea Dogs & Cats Home to officially launch the campaign with a day of microchipping pets on Monday 2nd June from 10am onwards in Battersea Park, next to the bandstand. It is set to be a great day out for you and your pet, with a chance to meet and talk to celebrity vet Marc Abraham from ‘The Paul O’Grady Show’.

The campaign has received great support from celebrities such as Marc Abraham and Victoria Stillwell, dog behaviourist from ‘It’s Me or the Dog’. Marc will be on hand to talk to pet owners and answer any questions they might have about the benefits of microchipping.

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Marc commented, “Microchipping is such a simple procedure that provides a lifetime of cover and peace of mind. Having your pet microchipped gives you the security of knowing that if anything does happen to them, you stand the best possible chance of having them returned. The event will be a really good day out for you and your pet so come on down and get involved.”

And if you can’t attend on 2nd June, don’t worry! Being a part of National Microchipping Month throughout the whole of June couldn’t be easier. Animal Welfare Groups have been putting their special microchipping events up on the Kennel Club website, which pet owners can visit to find the clinic nearest to them. The Kennel Club is encouraging pet owners to take their pets along to one of the hundreds of clinics up and down the country, and have their pet microchipped. From elephants to reindeer, Petlog registers them all!

All pet owners are invited to turn up on the 2nd June to have their pet microchipped. If you need any more information about the day, please email Kat Watts from the Kennel Club Press Office on press.office@thekennelclub.org.uk. To find the nearest microchipping event in your area, please visit www.nationalmicrochippingmonth.org.uk.