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The Miracle of a Microchip

Heather Risinger | Posted 10.21.2014 | Parents
Heather Risinger

Ten years ago my son and I fell in love with a dog at a "Pet Adoption Event" in our grocery store parking lot. He was five at the time, and we went to the store for a couple of groceries, and came home with a dog.

Celebrating Check the Chip Day With Happy Pet Reunion Stories

Jen Reeder | Posted 10.15.2014 | Good News
Jen Reeder

To help pet owners remember the importance of keeping microchip information updated, the American Animal Hospital Association and American Veterinary Medical Association designated August 15 as Check the Chip Day.

Einstein's Weird Prediction Simulated On Tiny Chip

natureheader | Ron Cowen | Posted 09.30.2013 | Science

It took two major expeditions charting the solar eclipse of 1919 to verify Albert Einstein’s weird prediction about gravity — that it distorts the...

Lost and Found: Microchips Can Be Key to Recovering Missing Pets

Natasha Ashton | Posted 10.12.2013 | Impact
Natasha Ashton

Protecting our pets from loss and theft is fairly simple, but hardly foolproof. As pet parents, we do everything we can to keep our furry friends out of harm's way, but there are times when even the most vigilant among us become distracted.

The Tech Twist To Save Little Scruffy

AP | RAPHAEL SATTER | Posted 04.08.2013 | Technology

LONDON — Dog owners who refuse to fit Fido with a microchip may someday find themselves fetching a hefty fine, the British government said Wedne...

WATCH: Family Reunites With Lost Dog 6 Years Later

Posted 04.24.2012 | Los Angeles

Given LA's stepped-up effort to save the lives of cats and dogs, it's nice to see one of the "no-kill" strategies in effect. The irresistible pup loun...

Things We Have Learned From Irene, Joplin and Other Disasters

Ed Sayres | Posted 11.06.2011 | Impact
Ed Sayres

An independent national poll commissioned by the ASPCA found that an overwhelming majority (85 percent of dog owners and 81 percent of cat owners) of those polled would take their pets with them in the event of an evacuation.

'I Read, I Think, I Paint'

Lia Petridis Maiello | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Lia Petridis Maiello

One could call him a technophobe, if he didn't happen to be the very antithesis. Caselli has been painting microchips, their impact on society and interpersonal, human relations since the 1950s.

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
DK Matai

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from the Huffington Post....

Jason Linkins

Pat Bertroche: Iowa Congressional Candidate Wants Microchips In Illegal Immigrants

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Illegal immigrants: can't live with them, can't put them on leashes, like human chattel. But at least one Republican House candidate in Iowa wants to do something about this dilemma.

Digital Pets in the Digital Age

Wendy Diamond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Wendy Diamond

Ten years ago our dogs were as simple as apple pie. Nothing has changed with dogs, but our pampering has gone digital. Let us take a moment to briefly go over some of the digital advancements made in the pet world.

Dozens Cheat In Xiamen, China Marathon: Runners Used Cars, Race Chips To Fool Officials

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Dozens of runners competing in a marathon in Xiamen, China cheated, according to race officials. Nearly a third of the race's top 100 finishers (50,00...

Pomeranian With Embedded ID MIcrochip Stolen

Chicagoist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A two-month old Pomeranian pup weighing less than two pounds was stolen yesterday from a Naperville Petland store. The pup, which has an identifying m...

Microchips Everywhere: a Future Vision

AP | TODD LEWAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Here's a vision of the not-so-distant future: _Microchips with antennas will be embedded in virtually everything you buy, wear, drive and read, allow...