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What is a Microchip?

Microchipping is for human convenience alone. Identification through Tattoos is better for the animal, and can result in recovery if the animal is lost. 

Before you Microchip your Griffon, evaluate the risks. Years ago, we implanted Microchips into every puppy, believing that we were doing the right thing for the pups and for their owners.


There is plenty of scientific data showing problems with microchips.




Under construction:


What is a microchip?


How does a microchip work?


Do Microchips become active with any radio frequency?


Are there Rare Earth minerals in Microchips?


What is the anti-migration coating made of?


Can a microchip be removed from my Griffon?






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California - USA

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Alberta/British Columbia, Canada


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