Statistics from Altmetric.com
By Josh Loeb
The BVA is to adopt an expanded policy on dog microchip scanning after representatives on council approved the move last week.
Under the revised policy, the association is to recommend that a microchip is scanned upon the patient’s admission for treatment and hospitalisation, and also when a dog is presented for euthanasia.
However, both are only to be done ‘if considered appropriate’ by the vet, thereby emphasising vets’ discretion.
When a vet first sees a dog, they should check its microchip details are correct
If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.