Confused? Don’t worry, I’ll explain. We live in the age of technology but so much of the time the technology just does not seem to help simplify life, if anything, it makes it more complicated. In the past pet loss prevention included dog tags and collars. They are helpful, but not that helpful. The game has changed with the introduction of Microchip dog GPS and GPS dog collars.
You are probably asking, what the heck are Microchip dog GPS units? For a small cost, veterinarians can place a microchips in your dog. Don’t worry, your dog will not feel any pain. Microchips don’t require any battery or power supply and most manufacturers guarantee it for the life of your pet. Microchip dog gps units operate through radio frequency identification. Each chip has the owner’s information coded into it along with the dogs name. Different companies offer different information levels, so make sure you talk over all your options with your vet doctor.
It is important to note that Microchip dog GPS units are not able to be removed. Don’t worry , you will not be able to see the Microchip dog GPS from looking at the dog because the chips are very small in size. The Microchip dog GPS units have a life span of up to 25 years so there is no need to worry if it will last long enough.
Keep in mind that the support services for Microchip dog GPS depends on the service available. This can change state to state. The bad news about microchips is that the dog had to be found and then scanned to do any good.
Another thing to keep in mind that Identification tags are still a necessity and your pets backup line of defense in case your dog gets lost.