Does a microchip need to be removed after a dog dies?

Our question this week was:

Dr. Debra ā€“ my dog just died ā€“ does his microchip need to be removed?


M. H.


Dear M.H. Thanks for your email. You asked if you need to have a microchip (identification chip) removed after your dog dies. The answer is no. You do not need to have a microchip removed.

Iā€™m sorry for your loss.

Dr. Debra

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