It’s National Wildlife Week! Learn and share a few fun and WILD microchipping facts!

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It’s National Wildlife Week and we’re WILD about microchipping! Did you know even the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service microchips animals for research and tracking?

 

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Wild about microchips? Zebras, like horses, are microchipped on the left side of the neck, halfway between the poll and withers and approximately one inch below the midline of the mane, into the nuchal ligament.

Fun Fact: Fish over 30cm in length are microchipped in the left side of the coelomic (body) cavity.

Did you know that tortoises are microchipped in the left hind limb?

Did you know that you can get your feather friends microchipped too? Birds can have a microchip implanted in their breast muscle.

2017-06-20T12:16:07+00:00 Categories: AKC|