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microchipped

Having a chip inserted into a human. See microchip.
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Executive Member for Neighbourhoods, Councillor Rabnawaz Akbar, said: "For these owners to fail to do the right thing and either get their pet microchipped, or go through the simple process of updating the details, is irresponsible.
It has been created by 38-year-old veterinary clinic manager Sean De Souza, who identified a need for a central registry of microchipped pets in Bahrain.
By eight weeks of age, puppies and kittens can already be safely microchipped and the placement of the microchip will depend on the pet's size, according to Petdentity.
However, the return-to-owner rate for microchipped dogs was more than 52 percent.
It's estimated that a lost cat that has not been microchipped has about a 2 percent chance of being reunited with his/her owner and that microchipping increases this likelihood to approximately 40 percent.
Many pets can be microchipped including cats, dogs, rabbits and horses.
After pets have been microchipped, contact information for the pet's owner is registered to the microchips serial number in a service database that veterinary staff can use to locate an animal's owners should the animal become lost.
The Central Equine Database logs all domesticated horses, including those required to be microchipped by October 2020.
Once microchipped, it is important to keep the chip details up to date.
After refusing to follow an order by Coventry City Council to get their beloved pooch microchipped, they were taken to court and had to fork out more than 30 times that amount instead.
More than one million dogs have not yet been microchipped, more than one in eight dogs out of the UK's estimated canine population, the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) said.