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microchip implant

An RFID chip that contains a unique number for identifying animals. It is embedded under the skin or attached to the animal via an ear tag. In the 1990s, the technology became popular in zoos, but in 2001, the first commercial chip for people was introduced (see VeriChip). See RFID and NFC.
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The easiest "solution" to this predicament would be to uniquely identify everybody with some sort of ID, be it by microchip implant, biometric scanning (such as finger or retina) or a combination of the two.
The proposal is that a minimal charge - the licence was only 37p when it was abolished in 1987 - will cover the cost of the microchip implant which carries the owners' and pets' details and fund the wardens.
He was identified by Donaldson's vets by a microchip implant.
While True has a microchip implant that aids animal shelter workers in identifying lost animals, the record hadn't been updated to reflect a changed phone number for his owner, said Mike Wellington, animal authority director.
Animals must have a tattoo or a microchip implant. The EU said that, until October, the two systems will work in parallel.
Coventry-born Prof Kevin Warwick, aged 48, faces months of experiments after being fitted with a microchip implant to make him part machine.
It is planned that a minimal charge - the dog licence was only 37p when it was abolished in 1987 - will cover the cost of the microchip implant, which carries the owner's and pet's details, and fund the wardens.
In March, the John Gallaghertrained Kapaje was barred from running at Lingfield after officials were unable to identify her from either her passport or her microchip implant. It later transpired that she was in fact another three-year-old filly called On The Waterline.
To date proving ownership of missing saddlery has been almost impossible but now with a discreet microchip implant the saddle is provided with lifetime ownership identification.
The proposal is that a minimal charge - the licence was only 37p when it abolished in 1987 - will cover the cost of the microchip implant which carries the owners' and pet's details and fund the wardens.
Dan, an Old English sheepdog, was identified by its microchip implant.
People who let their cats roam should put a collar or tag on them or, in a practice that's growing more popular, give them a microchip implant. The chips, imbedded under the animal's skin, can be scanned for the owner's address and phone number.