This is a tiny electronic device roughly the size of a grain of a rice. It is implanted under the dog’s skin on the back of its neck, just in front of its shoulder blades. Each microchip is manufactured with a unique number that can be identified by a scanner. This unique number matches the database records to the owner’s contact details. With this, it is easy to locate the dog owner if a dog ever becomes lost and is then found.
Micro-chipping is done using specialist equipment which injects the chip under the dog’s skin. This is a very quick procedure [...]