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Why Should You Microchip Your Dog?

Learn about why it is so important to microchip your pet and enroll it in a pet recovery service like AKC Reunite. If your dog is ever lost or stolen, a microchip could make the difference in getting him or her back! 14 more words

AKC Reunite

Microchips Will Be Implanted Into Healthy People Sooner Than You Think

Dina Spector writes for Business Insider:

‘In March 2009, British researcher Mark Gasson had a chip injected under the skin of his hand. The chip, a slightly more advanced version of the tags used to track pets, turned Gasson into a walking swipe-card. 322 more words

Science & Technology

National Check the Chip Day!

August 15th is National Check the Chip Day! Microchipping is a very important part of pet identification and recovery. Today is the day to look into get your pet microchipped or double checking the microchip information. 261 more words


Miss Marple, the Old Lady Surrounded by Mystery

Last Tuesday, we received a call about a sick cat in Midleton. She was very thin and dehydrated. We brought her to Sinead at the  195 more words

Cat Rescue

New Zealand school plans microchip bracelets to encourage "good behaviour"

Fairfax Media reports:

‘A North Canterbury school’s plan to fit students with microchip bracelets to track their behaviour has prompted concern among parents.

Swannanoa School wants to use silicon bracelets as part of a scheme to reward good behaviour, minutes from a Parent Teacher Association meeting show.  142 more words