Microchips are a permanent form of pet identification and won’t fall off like collars and tags. In Massachusetts, stray dogs are held for only seven days. However, there is no “stray holding period” for other animals, including cats. Microchipping your pet will help your pet safely make it home.
According to a study in the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, dogs without chips make it home only 2% of the time. However, dogs with microchips are reunited more than 52% of the time. For cats, the number of those returning home without chips is only 2%.
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