Its members have over 25 years experience in the microchipping industry and have provided advice on all aspects of RFID use in animals, as well as offering training for implanters. It works closely with the pet microchip databases, the veterinary profession, implanters and animal welfare organisations.
It has also been heavily involved in many important industry changes including:
- The MTA were closely involved with LANTRA in developing the new Level 3 Award in Microchip Implantation.
- The MTA worked with the Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD) established the adverse events reporting scheme.
- The MTA were also closely involved with DEFRA and the Government in providing advice and data for use in drafting of the compulsory microchipping legislation.
Implanters and pet owners who choose to use petDetect can be confident that we strive for excellence and work with other MTA members to ensure the industry continues to evolve and improve. Working alongside the MTA also allows us to provide a strong voice during any changes within the industry.