If you adopted your dog from a shelter or rescue, he’s highly likely to have a microchip. If your dog didn’t come to you already micro-chipped, then you can choose whether to get him one or not.
By Jane Williams GFN contributing writer—
(For Publication in the January 2007 “American Family Voice”)
At the National ID Expo in Kansas City, Arkansas Animal Producer’s Association
Microchips are being implanted in dogs and cats by veterinarians, animal shelters and breeders for identification purposes. Microchips are also being implanted by members of the public who have taken
In 2009, a young Chihuahua named Charlie Brown died within hours of being chipped. Charlie died from “an extreme amount of bleeding” from the “little hole in the skin where the (microchip implant)