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Microchipping and Scanning Companion Animals

AAHA Microchipping & Scanning

Made possible by an educational grant from Merck Animal Health, d/b/a HomeAgain

This free, one-hour, online course is designed for staff at companion animal veterinary clinics and animal shelter organizations in the United States.

Because this course is online and self-paced, you can take it any time 24/7.

You'll also receive AAHA Recognition of Participation — one hour of self-paced CE

Those who will benefit include:

  • Veterinarians
  • Practice managers
  • Veterinary technicians
  • Veterinary assistants
  • Front office staff
  • Kennel staff
  • Shelter personel

Topics to be covered:

  • Rationale for microchipping
  • Equipment used
  • How scanners work
  • ISO microchip standards
  • How to implement microchipping in your practice
  • How to scan animals
  • The implantation procedure
  • Paperwork, databases and registration
  • The owner-animal reunification process

Click on the following link to take the course.


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