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Latest Microchip implant Stories

2014-04-15 23:12:00

Marietta Vet Clinic and Julian Peckich DVM, veterinarian in Marietta, GA, will be hosting a low cost pet vaccination and microchip clinic at Verde Pointe Business Park on Saturday May 10, 2014 from 9 am to noon. An appointment is preferred, as walk-ins will not be guaranteed an appointment time. Marietta, GA (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Marietta Vet Clinic, an animal clinic in Marietta, GA, understands the importance of having pets microchiped. They are hosting the first annual microchip and...

2014-01-21 23:28:34

Event to Feature Free Microchip Placement for Pets and Showcase Adoptable Animals from Local Rescues and Shelters Malvern, PA (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 Affinity Veterinary Center of Malvern invites the community to their first Open House on Saturday, February 8, 2014 from noon to 4 pm. This event is open to the public and will feature activities for the entire family, including children’s activities, tours and demonstrations, featured adoptable pets from local dog/cat recues and...

2014-01-06 23:25:02

Leading pet finder website, MissingCritters.com, explains how and why animals escape and offers five tips on what to do for a lost dog or lost cat. Reston, VA (PRWEB) January 06, 2014 Most people believe their dog or cat is never going to run away. However, according to the National Council of Pet Population Study and Policy and National Humane Society, every year 5 to 10 million animals disappear from their owners. Of those lost, less than 5% of cats get returned and less than 40% of...

2013-10-04 12:22:01

WASHINGTON, Oct. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With Tropical Storm Karen threatening the Southeastern United States, and a possible severe weather outbreak in the central states predicted for today, the experts at American Humane Association and their Red Star(TM) emergency rescue program, are issuing key tips to help you keep yourself, your family and your animals safe - before, during and after a storm. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101108/DC97343LOGO) Before the storm...

2013-09-30 08:29:27

SUMMIT, N.J., Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- HomeAgain(®) Pet Recovery Service, a division of Merck Animal Health, today announced the five finalists for the HomeAgain Hero of the Year Award. Chosen by an esteemed panel of judges from the animal welfare community, each finalist was identified as having outstanding dedication to supporting the health and well-being of companion animals. "We received hundreds of nominations detailing countless ways people are contributing to and making a...

2013-08-28 23:01:11

Keep your pets cool during the dog days of summer. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 It’s easy to understand why many pet owners enjoy sharing summer fun in the sun with their four-legged friends, but seasonal heat waves and soaring temperatures can be dangerous for furry family members, especially during the dog days of summer when temperatures spike into the 80s, 90s and beyond. Pet-owners should be mindful of how the heat can jeopardize the health of pets during the hottest time of...

2013-07-17 23:01:07

Las Vegas tech company supports Nevada’s largest animal shelter in its quest to win national grant by saving lives this summer. Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) July 17, 2013 Duvon Corporation announced today that it has teamed up with The Animal Foundation, Nevada’s largest open-admission animal shelter and pet adoption agency, to help reunite lost pets with their owners. The technology company is offering pet owners a valuable tool for identifying their pets, along with the opportunity to...

DNA Sequencing Microchip Tested For Trip To Mars
2013-07-09 11:11:13

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As space agencies make plans to send scientific equipment to Mars, they must take into consideration the demands of a grueling trek across the solar system. The journey exposes spacecraft and their precious cargo to frigid temperatures and harsh solar radiation, meaning the often sensitive equipment onboard must be designed to handle these physical challenges. Aiming to build a system that excavates the Red Planet's surface for genetic...

2013-06-25 13:11:55

Until recently, horses were generally branded to be able to identify individual animals. Since this practice gives rise to longstanding wounds and brand marks cannot be reliably read, there has been a gradual switch towards the use of microchips. But how reliably can microchips be located and read, and are the horses injured by having chips implanted? These issues have been addressed by the team of Christine Aurich at the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna. The results are available...

2013-06-05 08:29:06

SUMMIT, N.J., June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- HomeAgain(®) Pet Recovery Service today announced a nationwide search for companion animal "heroes" and is reaching out to communities across the country to help find the HomeAgain Hero of the Year. The newly established program will recognize individuals who dedicate themselves to supporting the health and well-being of companion animals, whether through their everyday work or volunteer efforts. In commemoration of the heroes' efforts,...