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32% of lost dogs are reunited with their owners due to their being microchipped. A unique identification number is registered to the animal and the owner’s details are placed on a national database.

Source: Microchipping @ Dogs Trust

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  • Microchip implant (animal) @ Wikipedia

    Excerpt: A microchip implant is an identifying integrated circuit placed under the skin of a dog, cat, horse, parrot or other animals. The chips are about the size of a large grain of rice and are based on a passive RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) technology.

  • Why Should I get my Pet Chipped? @

    Excerpt: It is also recommended by your vet to have your kitten or puppy chipped; this is a simple procedure where a small ID chip will be placed under the skin in the back of the head. This ID chip will have a number unique to the kitten or puppy and is a way for pets to be identified if they become lost. If you wish to travel abroad with your pet, to acquire a pet passport you will need to have had your cat or dog chipped.

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