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BackHome Microchips

BackHome Mini Chips

Suitable for all species sizes and available in the popular ONLINE pack or an alternate POSTAL pack

Product Features and Benefits:

  • A mini microchip (just 8mm long) suitable for all species - no need to stock 2 microchip sizes 

  • Bio-compatible pharmaceutical grade bioglass

  • ISO 11784 and 11785 FDX-B microchips

  • Parylene coated to help prevent migration

  • 34% smaller needle than standard chip for ease of use and acceptability

  • Exclusively designed, ergonomic implanter which is easy to use and provides a complete unit administration

  • Detachable needle to reduce sharps waste 

  • Includes lifetime registration on the PETtrac database - PETtrac is a UK based, fully DEFRA compliant reunification service that offers reliable customer service 24 hours a day, 365 days a year

  • Free online transfer of keepership for breeders with PETtrac

  • BackHome online packs are Vet Envoy enabled, allowing registration on compatible practice management platforms, making registration faster


Presentations Available:

BackHome is available in two 10-implanter unit packs - online and postal registration


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Further information is available on the SPC or on request from Virbac Ltd.

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Product FAQ

  • 1. Is it suitable for all species?

    Yes, the mini chip can be used from small rodents to equidae.

  • 2. Is it suitable for PETS?


  • 3. What coding do Backhome microchips use?

    The FDX-B protocol, transmitting on a 134.2kHz frequency.

  • 4. Does it conform to ISO Standards?

    Yes the Backhome microchips and scanners all conform to ISO standards 11784 and 11785.

  • 5. What size is the Backhome Minichip?

    At just 1.4mm in diameter and 8.5mm in length the minichip is one of the smallest microchips used in animals.