Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Beautiful Pacific NW
Well, if we chip one of our dogs, or a better example, if we chip a friend's dog, and they do not register the chip into their name, when the dog is scanned, it'll say the dog has a 24petwatch chip, and it (the chip) was purchased by our rescue on such-and-such date.
That's all the info they'll have so they'll call us and ask if we have a record of what dog got that chip.
We do keep in-house records of all chips now, we used to keep only records of what dogs got adopted out with chips. It made it tough one day when the clinic called about a dog with a chip of ours and that dog did not look at all familiar to me. We finally figured out it was one of my husband's co-workers, and she got her dog back and I learned an important lesson about keeping tabs on the chips we send to even friends who need a chip.
I now either register the chip myself to the owner, and/or keep track of the number here at the very least.
Last edited by msvette2u; 01-28-2013 at 11:42 AM.