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Old 10-14-2016, 01:59 PM
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Originally Posted by crazybeard View Post
They're also less reliable than you might think. Microchips can and do fail fairly regularly, or the vet or whomever is scanning doesn't have the right equipment for that particular brand so it doesn't show up.
Interesting that you mention this. The breeder gave me the chip info for my pup, but I had the vet check him when he was about 2 and they said he had no chip. I had them put one in.

Since most vets don't check them with each visit, owners should request checking to see if the chip registers periodically