This “high tech” mechanism is a tiny computer chip, encapsulated within bio-compatible material, which is programmed with an identification number. The chip is mall enough to fit into a hypodermic needle, which is used to inject the microchip under the skin of your pet. The procedure is no more painful or complicated that a vaccination injection and the microchip lasts the life of your pet.
The identification number programmed into the microchip is registered with a national tracking database system that can provide your name, address and telephone number. When receiving a lost pet, a shelter, humane society or veterinarian use a special hand-held scanner to detect and read the microchip. The identification number enables the owner to be found 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Pet collars with I.D. tags are important identification tools, as well; however if your pet is on the loose from home, it runs a much greater risk of being separated from the collar and consequently, has no means of identification. A Pet I.D. Microchip is permanent and will not fade or become lost.
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