How to Locate a Microchip in a Dog?

Answer A microchip is a small electronic device, the size of a grain of rice, that is implanted under a dog's skin for identification. Microchips store information about the owner and pet -- including con... Read More »

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Microchip History?

Microchips, or integrated circuits, power digital devices from computers to cell phones to CD players, and even automobiles and satellites. The credit for the invention that altered the 20th centur... Read More »

How big is the smallest microchip?

The world's smallest microchip was launched by Malaysia in February 2007. It measures 0.7 millimeters by 0.7 millimeters, making it small enough to be implanted in paper documents such as money, ob... Read More »

Who made the microchip?

Jack S. Kilby and Robert Noyce are both considered inventors of the microchip. They developed their respective inventions within months of each other. Kilby was working for Texas Instruments and No... Read More »

HomeAgain Microchip Safety?

A microchip implanted in a pet can help to reunite a lost pet with its owner. HomeAgain is a nationwide program that makes microchips for pets.