Boost Your Chances Of Reuniting With
Your Lost Pup With Dog Care And You
Being a responsible dog owner
in essence means proving it
with a well-balanced diet,
exercising it every day, and
grooming it on a regular basis.
What about microchipping? Is
it as important as people say?
Read this report from Dog
Care And You and decide for
The online resource for dog owners has
released a report highlighting the
benefits of microchipping pets. The
experts recommend using the advanced
technology to improve families’ chances
of reuniting with their dogs in case they
Dog Care And You issued the
report in response to the high
number of pets that go missing
each year in the US, leaving
their owners to feel panicky and
According to statistics, one in
three pets will get lost at some
point during their life, with only
23% of lost dogs or cats being
safely returned to their homes.
The guide states that although no
one can insure against every lost-
dog situation, you can better the
odds of seeing your furry friend
again by inserting a microchip
under your dog's skin.
The chip keeps your contact
information that links the dog
back to you, increasing the
likelihood of your dog's
The microchip's unique
number is kept in a national
database, meaning that your
dog can be tracked even if it
crosses over state lines.
Dog Care And You also list
a few drawbacks to having
your pet microchipped.
In rare cases, the chip may move
from its original location elsewhere
in the pet's body, misleading
veterinarians into thinking that the
dog has not been chipped, not
contacting you as a result.
Read the report in full by
visiting the link in the