Pet Identification

The following reference information is available on several forms of pet identification:


Tattoo Lists

Download the complete tattoo combination list provided below:

Tattoo Combination List (PDF)


Microchip Options

The following PDF is a list of companies currently marketing microchips and pet recovery services. All inquiries about their products, services and policies should be directed to their sales departments of local sales representative. Companies are listed in alphabetical order. Inclusion in this document is not necessarily an indication of ABVMA endorsement for any of these companies or their products.

Microchip Supplier & General Pricing 2011 (PDF)


Animal Registries in Canada

In Canada the following organizations maintain a registry for pets with microchips





Microchip 4 Solutions Inc.



Pethealth Inc.



Petidco/Avid Canada The Microchip Company



Datamars Inc.



Manufacturer's ISO Codes & Country Codes (PDF)


National Companion Animal Coalition Update 2014 (PDF)

Contact the ABVMA

Building #3, Elm Business Park
Suite 104, 9452 - 51 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta, T6E 5A6

Phone: 780-489-5007, Toll-Free: 1-800-404-2862
Fax: 780-484-8311

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