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02-22-2014 12:35 AM
DonnaKay Mystique will be chipped when she gets spayed. In the meantime, she's wearing a QR code tag. DynotagŪ Web/GPS Enabled QR Code Smart Round Metal Tag and Ring. Pet Tag, Property Tag - Multiple Uses.: Pet Supplies DynotagŪ Web/GPS Enabled QR Code Smart Round Metal Tag and Ring. Pet Tag, Property Tag - Multiple Uses.: Pet Supplies
02-21-2014 09:47 PM
LeoRose All three of my dogs are chipped and tattooed (tattoo is my SSN). For sure go with the chip (and don't forget to register it), and if he ever needs to go under anesthesia, you can get him tattooed then.
02-12-2014 12:59 PM
SoCal Rebell Chipping is the easiest way to identify a dog but my last GSD I had both chipped and tattooed.
02-11-2014 06:45 PM
pyratemom I'd go for the chip as there isn't any national registry for tattoos. Raina has both because she came from Germany with the tattoo and I got her chipped when I got her home. You can register the tattoo with the chip people and that helps identify them along with the chip number.
02-11-2014 02:40 PM
Shade I agree with going the chip route. I get the vet to scan for the chip whenever they're in to make sure it's working for peace of mind.
02-11-2014 02:23 PM
Castlemaid I'd go for the chip too - fast and easy. I did get an ear tattoo for my rescue, but it was done while she was under for her spay.
02-11-2014 01:53 PM
Jax08 Microchip. There is no solid way to identify a tattoo if he gets lost. My understanding is a tattoo is to identify the breeder and litter. My Seger has a tat but I still chipped him in case he ever got lost.
02-11-2014 12:45 PM
lhczth At his age I would go with the chip.
02-11-2014 11:31 AM
Ear Tattooing

So we have rescued Buster (formerly named Jake, but as I am named Jake we opted to change it to Buster). He is a purebred Shepherd, but his former owner did not opt to "pay for" his papers. He turned a year old in December, was chained to a porch most of his life and came to us twice when he ran away so we called and "acquired" him from his owner. We love him to pieces, he's learning the rules and his commands well, walking on a leash twice a day, had a vet check and (after an ear infection we knocked out) he's very healthy. I was wondering what y'all's thoughts were on chipping vs tattooing. I am more on the tattooing side at this point but would like some input. Thanks everyone!

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