Autumn Hazards – Keeping your pets safe!

Autumn is a beautiful time of year. From lovely evening walks with crunchy leaves to Halloween.  However it brings with it some increased risks for our furry friends! Falling from trees Fruit, nuts, conkers etc can pose a risk to your pet when they fall from trees. For example, fruit falling from trees such as […]

Animal cruelty rising quickly

The RSPCA recently warned Animal cruelty cases are increasing on a massive scale.  They want to highlight the recent and rapid rise in incidents of animal cruelty, particularly against cats. The RSPCA released images of a cat that had to undergo multiple surgeries after having boiling water poured on its head. (Photo at the bottom.) […]

How your microchip supplier reflects on your Veterinary Practice

Did you know that your microchip supplier reflects on your veterinary practice?  We regularly receive calls and emails asking where the closest veterinary practice that uses our microchips are. We always ask why and this article summarises some of the reasons we hear.  Microchip quality The quality of the microchip comes up quite often. A […]

How a microchip database helps get lost pets home – The stories!

Last week someone said to me – “What good is a microchip database if it doesn’t have up to date details?” This conversation came to be from this person saying microchip databases aren’t fit for purpose.  While I agree there are improvements that can be made such as I’ve added below databases help get hundreds […]

The benefits of microchipping

With us being one of the leading providers of microchips in the UK and also running the MyPet Microchip database we often get asked this question:  What are the benefits of microchipping MyPet? Microchipping is an amazing procedure where a chip around the size of a grain of rice is inserted into your pet. This […]

Cat and kitten microchipping

Microchipping your cat is the best way to ensure our adventurous feline friends are reunited with their owners if they can’t find their way home.  We’ve put this article together to go through the main questions a pet owner might have on microchipping. What is a cat microchip? A microchip is a small device (about […]

Should there be mandatory training for pet ownership?

This article is not focused on microchipping but it is a topic that I think is worth exploring…  The question I want to consider is: Should a potential pet owner have to complete training and pass a test before owning a pet? Over the last number of months, we’ve dealt with an ever-increasing range of […]

Association of microchip database operators

There’s a lot going on in the world of Pet microchip databases in the UK. I write occasionally about the issues we face in our blog HERE. To name a few: Fraudulent microchip databases like and Pet chip registry.  Cat microchipping legislation being introduced. A consultation into how microchip databases operate as well as […]

What’s important to microchip implanters?

We speak to lots of microchip implanters all the time and welcome new customers from our competitors each and every week. Our team is always curious as to why they want to find a new microchip supplier or why they have come to MyPet…   These are the top reasons we are given:  “My customers complain […]