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  • Dog found 1500 miles from home
    Dog lost for 8 months will be home for Christmas
    Julie Shields first met Cooper when he turned up on her doorstep in Naples, FL 18 months ago. She tried to find his owner, posting signs in her neighborhood, on Craigslist, things a Good Samaritan would do who wanted to reunite the pup with his...
  • Dutch bitcoin entrepreneur is one of about 1,500 people injected with RFID chips
    Dutch bitcoin entrepreneur is one of about 1,500 people injected with RFID chips
    Dutch bitcoin entrepreneur, Martijn Wismeijer, has had two microchips containing the virtual currency injected into his hands, AFP reported on November 12, 2014. The chips are enclosed in a 2mm by 12mm capsule of "biocompatible" glass....
  • NASA mission to Mars: Time running out to send your name to the red planet
    NASA mission to Mars: Time is running out to send your name to the red planet
    NASA is set to begin its first test flight of the Orion spacecraft, hailed as the first step towards an eventual mission to Mars and perhaps beyond. You can sign up to receive a personal boarding pass for the Orion spacecraft when it launches on...
  • A Bulldog, not Winston
    San Antonio dog home after being missing for ten years
    A San Antonio pet owner, Sondra Munoz, is celebrating tonight after her missing Bulldog, Winston, was found after ten years. Winston originally went missing after a house fire when a gate was left open.The dog was found near Sea World and an Avid...
  • Hank's Microchip Tag
    New Google-based microchip brings your pet home faster
    For years, many rescues, shelters and veterinarians have encouraged the implementation of microchips to help identify lost pets and notify their owners. However, this does not always work as planned. The finder of your pet must take the pet to a...
  • ASPCA launches mobile app to help locate lost pets
    ASPCA launches mobile app to help locate lost pets
    July has been deemed Lost Pet Prevention Month. Why? According to a recent survey by the ASPCA, one in five pets go missing after being frightened by the sound of fireworks, thunderstorms or other loud noises. The July Fourth holiday alone is a...
  • Top 5 pet safety tips for July 4th
    Top 5 pet safety tips for July 4th
    Boom! Boom! Boom!Rat-a-tat-tat!Shreeeeeeee Bang! Bang! Bang!Danger! Danger! – we are under attack!That’s what 4th of July holiday festivities sound like to dogs. Not all canines react to the boomer fireworks, but for those that do, pet...
  • 4th of July Pin-Up Dog?
    Fixes for your dog’s fireworks phobia
    The big booms of firework season may already be upon your neighborhood. For many dogs this is a very stressful time. Take some basic steps to help manage your dog's environment.Prevent loss of your pet by having dog tags that are readable with...
  • Kilby microcircuit
    What’s the story behind the $850,000 microcircuit?
    At one of the most high profile auctions of a historic tech artifact yesterday (June 19, 2014), an early microcircuit failed to reach the minimum estimate of $1,000,000. Auction house Christie's pulled the device when bidding “only&rdquo...
  • Missing Texas dog found in Ohio four days later
    Missing Texas dog found in Ohio four days later
    It is well over 1000 miles from where the 3-year-old Chihuahua/Dachshund mix named Corbin went missing to where he was found, four days later. How can a small dog travel that far in just four days? It’s a mystery, but according to a Dayton...
  • CIndy and Sassy
    After 17 months, microchip reunites Pennsylvania foster dog with Kentucky owner
    Microchips have proven over and over to be a useful tool in reuniting families with their lost or stolen pets. Something the size of a grain of rice holds all the info to bring them safely home.April Smith and Hope Wilson from Brentwood, PA, were...
  • OCAS Mobile Unit
    Orange county animal services mobile clinic on the move!
    Last week I saw a notice that the Orange County Animal Services Mobile Clinic would be making a public appearance and would be utilized for microchipping residents pets for two hours on March 8, from 11AM to 1PM.Since, for the last six months, I&...
  • Thanksgiving Day dogs
    Top 5 Thanksgiving Day tips for pet owners
    Amid the busyness of the season, it's easy to forget a let slip a few habits that help maintain a safe household for our feline and canine residents. Here's a list of reminders for a safe Thanksgiving holiday for your dogs and cats.1) Keep...
  • Honey
    Microchip leads Missouri family to reunite with their dog found 600 miles away
    When a beloved family pet goes missing, it's natural to be consumed with worry about them, and of course, about finding them. Every time the phone rings, comes the hope for the happy news that they've been found.And after you've tried...
  • Guinness World Record attempt in Sacramento
    Free pet rabies, microchips to set Guinness World Record
    You don’t have to be a golfer to appreciate a free “chip shot”, especially when it means microchips and rabies shots for your pet at no cost. On September 28, those services will be free at eleven locations in the Sacramento...