Avid microchip updating information
Microchipping animals is a safe and convenient means to help get lost pets home.
All our Animal Care & Control Officers have scanners in their vehicles and can scan animals for microchips int he field.
If your pet has been microchipped by the Animal Care & Control Division, your information is already in our database BUT if you have moved or changed your phone number you can update your information using the online form.
If you have had your pet microchipped elsewhere and would like for your contact information to be in our database so we can quickly find you we will gladly enter the information at no charge. Always keep your information up to date with both Pet Link Animal Care & Control (or other local Animal Control agencies)!
Microchip numbers are likely to contain 9, 10, or 15 characters.If we can locate the owner, the pet can be returned home without ever coming to the shelter.Animal Care & Control offers free registration of microchips in our local database as well as a free national registration with Pet Link.The results are returned with the most recent entry displaying first.
Therefore, start by calling the company listed first in the "enrolled with" box.Your contact information will be accessible to us and will make it possible for your lost animal to be returned home immediately instead of being taken to the shelter.If you would like to get your pet microchipped, you can visit your vet or go to our Rabies Clinic page to see when our next microchip clinic will be. *If you can't make it to our next clinic the Humane Society of Charlotte holds a low cost vaccine clinic called Critter Care Wednesdays which includes microchipping.Spay Neuter Charlotte also has Wednesday Wellness Services for your pets, including receiving a microchip. Go to their website and create a log-in name and password.