The number of registered
animals is growing every day
Microchips can be used with in animal species. However, it is important to choose the right place for the chip.
Chipping is the procedure of implanting an animal with a microchip.
A microchip does not have a tracking functionality and is not a GPS device. It is a passive device without a power source and does not emit a signal.
A microchip does not function as a GPS device and cannot be used to locate an animal as it does not emit a signal.
Chipping is similar to an injection. If done properly, it is not painful for the animal and does not require anaesthesia.
A microchip is a passive device, which is why it should not malfunction or stop working.
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