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  • How good is your pet MicroChip scanner?

    How good is your pet MicroChip scanner?

    When was the last time you checked your MicroChip scanner?


    If you are a vet, rescue centre or dog warden service you need to be certain that you have a pet MicroChip scanner which is working and that can read all 4 current companion MicroChip standards.


    The AVID MiniTracker 3 reads all 4 current companion standards and from a good distance, so that you can be sure you will be able to read a MicroChip if there is one in the animal you are scanning.


    We also know that not everyone checks that their scanner is working before they scan the next pet - for this reason AVID has a wall holder for the AVID MiniTracker which has a built-in test MicroChip.  This means that you test the scanner before you use it each time to ensure it is working.  It also means that everyone returns the scanner to the wall holder each time rather than leaving it lying around in your practice or rescue centre.


    With the proposed introduction of mandatory pet MicroChipping from 2016, isn't it time you checked your scanner.  If you have any questions about your current MicroChip scanner please call us for free advice on freephone 0800 652 7 977.


    For more information on the pet MicroChip scanner ranges that AVID supplies please click here, and for the wall holder and accessories please click here