Tips About Chips – August 15th Is National Check Your Microchip Info Day
What would you do if your best friend got lost? Here's the skinny on those little microchip doo-dads.
10 Tips To Ensure You Never Lose Your Dog
Lost dogs end up in shelters or find themselves in danger too often. Here are a few tips to make sure that your dog stays in your loving home for life.
Dog Missing For A Month Found Swimming In The Middle Of A Lake
Moose, a yellow Lab, ran away from his pet sitter and was missing for four weeks. He was found by a group of boaters bobbing in the middle of a lake 15 miles from home.
Stolen Dog Reunited With Owner After Appearing In Adoption Ad
A purebred Havanese puppy mysteriously went missing after walking out of his owner's shop. The two were reunited after the owner found him on an adoption site, but many questions remain unanswered.
Your Dog’s Microchip: 5 Important Facts You May Not Have Known
There is no national Microchip database. If you microchip your pet in California and lose your dog in Ohio, there is a chance that the microchip will not be detected by the chip readers.
Dog Lost In 2011 Reunited With Mom After 4 Years Apart And It Feels So Good
Maseri urges people with microchip pets to keep your information current. If they have no way of getting in touch with you, you risk losing your pet a second time.
Chance comes home after a decade
The black-and-white Staffordshire Terrier was one day away from being put down, when a microchip scan revealed his owner who lost the pooch a decade ago.
National Shelter Appreciation Week 2013
Established by the Humane Society in 1996, this week encourages people to get involved with local animal rescues and shelters; find out how you can help and build awareness.
Woman reunites with lost dog after three years apart
Thanks to a local rescue group, Pet Haven Rescue, and a microchip, a pooch who was thought lost by her owner was returned three years after the mutt disappeared.
Indiana woman reunites with stolen dog after 5 years
In 2008, Indiana resident Jennifer Koczan arrived home only to make a tragic discovery — her dog, a then 3-year-old Rottweiler named Sasha, had been stolen. Koczan says she was devastated, and had really never stopped grieving for the loss of her dog. “I never thought I would see her again,” Koczan tells ABC News […]
When grungy and hungry mean lost, not forgotten
That scraggy, skinny dog or cat who wanders around your neighborhood may not be a stray, but a household pet who may have run away from home and become lost.
British authorities approve microchip mandate
While 60 percent of Britain’s 8 million dogs already have microchips — small biocompatible chips inserted beneath the pet’s skin that, with a code, are linked to the owner’s contact information — that percentage is not good enough for government officials hoping to cut down on the number of loose and homeless dogs in their […]
Owner and Beagle reunite after shelter scans microchip
When staff members at the Humane Society of Southern Arizona (HSSA) began the process of taking in a Beagle last week, it seemed like the process would be pretty standard. But then they scanned for a microchip, and what they found was a surprise to them all. Stephen, the 4-year-old Beagle dropped off as a […]