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#6417097 - 08/20/16 02:25 PM dog tattooing
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I Wana have my name number and add as well as drivers license tattooed on my dogs inner rear leg. Anyone have this done or know how to get it done? My dad's buddy yrs ago had his dogs done.

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#6417112 - 08/20/16 02:39 PM Re: dog tattooing [Re: pervis]
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Just have her chip

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#6417132 - 08/20/16 02:51 PM Re: dog tattooing [Re: sallysue]
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Originally Posted By: sallysue
Just have her chip


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#6417140 - 08/20/16 03:01 PM Re: dog tattooing [Re: pervis]
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Talk to someone who owns a DD, the breeder is supposed to have a number tattooed in the ear. They should know where to get it done.
Chip is probably easier to get done though
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#6417185 - 08/20/16 03:53 PM Re: dog tattooing [Re: pervis]
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Chip does no good unless who ever finds dog takes it to a vet that HAS a chip reader.
Tattoo is best. Say to do, you can order a tattoo press from a livestock supply and put the info in.
It would be better if you could get a vet to do it so he could give the dog a local anesthesia.

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#6417298 - 08/20/16 05:05 PM Re: dog tattooing [Re: pervis]
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Chip cost $35 and its quick and easy
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#6417372 - 08/20/16 06:04 PM Re: dog tattooing [Re: pervis]
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A well fitted name tag on the collar is a good start.



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#6417665 - 08/20/16 09:16 PM Re: dog tattooing [Re: pervis]
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I"Ve had a LOT of dogs and I would not know to look in the inner rear leg for ID. In fact I have never heard of tattooing there. I'd check the collar first, then the chip.
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#6417701 - 08/20/16 09:46 PM Re: dog tattooing [Re: pervis]
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Freeze brand.

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#6417704 - 08/20/16 09:47 PM Re: dog tattooing [Re: pervis]
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Yeah I've got her chipped and collar on. I'd like to get the dog tattooed. My wife let her out this am w out her collar on and she got out of the gate. Luckily we found her. I travel so anything extra helps. I'd make my wife run away if I came home and my dog was gone.

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#6417708 - 08/20/16 09:50 PM Re: dog tattooing [Re: pervis]
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My dogs have sleeves but you can't see it for all the hair.




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#6417817 - 08/21/16 12:07 AM Re: dog tattooing [Re: pervis]
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I've still got a tattoo press somewhere we used to tattoo the inner lips of horses, might be a little big for a dog ear, though.
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#6418929 - 08/21/16 08:48 PM Re: dog tattooing [Re: dune2218]
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Originally Posted By: dune2218
I"Ve had a LOT of dogs and I would not know to look in the inner rear leg for ID. In fact I have never heard of tattooing there. I'd check the collar first, then the chip.


People naturally look inside the ears of dogs they find for ticks.
I cant imagine that there is anyone on here that doesnt check their dogs ears on a normal basis. We uust dont think of it.
I have chipped two dogs and lost both ( at the same time). Called the chip hotline and wa as told only about 15 -20% of chipped dogs are recovered. Vets do not check to see if a dog iss chipped unless asked too.

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#6419543 - 08/22/16 10:51 AM Re: dog tattooing [Re: pervis]
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I'd think the inside of the ear would be better? I've never even though to check the inner leg for ID. Often though if people are petting a dog they'll play with the ears and probably have a much better chance of finding your info there. I know there's no way I'd try and get a look under a dogs leg if I didn't know the dog but if it's letting me pet it's head I may flip an ear over...

My wife used to tattoo all here rabbits inside the ear.

She ordered the whole kit to do it herself online for like $50 or so. Might be worth looking into?

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#6419613 - 08/22/16 11:21 AM Re: dog tattooing [Re: Blackrain]
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Originally Posted By: Blackrain
Freeze brand.
I've seriously considered this on my black lab, but figured some of the internet activists out there might not take kindly.
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