And once a pet gets lost, authorities and veterinarians can contact its owner through the microchip
's RFID as it will show the microchip
's ID number and the pet owner's information.
use radio frequency identification technology, but they are not a tracking device that tells you where the dog is.
"Every week we come across stories about pets being reunited with their families after going missing for months, even years, all thanks to their microchips
," says Dr.
Appointments are required on August 18 for those who want a microchip
The program also promotes an absolute pet-recovery program, since the microchips
hold the identity of pets and their owners, monitor the pet's temperature and aid in disease monitoring.
Katherina 'Jing' Mangahas, VSO chief, said the biothermal microchips
, no larger than a grain of rice, would contain information about the pet and its owner, as well as data on its rabies vaccination.
The PAC1934, a precision power and energy monitoring chip, is now available from Microchip
A Wisconsin company announced it would offer its employees microchip
implants they could use to scan into the building and buy food at work, (http://kstp.com/news/wisconsin-company-to-implant-microchips-in-employees-three-square-market/4549459/) reported ABC affiliate-KSTP Saturday.
will also prove ownership and responsibility in the case of an aggressive dog which can be a difficult issue currently for the Police or the RSPCA.
was co-founded by renowned MIT researchers Robert Langer, Ph.D.
By comparison, the microchip
uses no radioactivity, delivers findings in minutes and needs minimal training to use.
-- A cat that vanished five years ago has been reunited with its owner in Indiana thanks to an implanted microchip