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The microchip, a little larger than a grain of rice, is on the tip of a disposable syringe, packaged with a bar code. The chip can be detected by a scanner the size of a TV remote control...It's now standard practice in humane societies to scan found lost pets to detect microchip IDs.
A microchip is not a GPS, or global positioning system, that can track the location of a lost pet, Santana said. Rather, it's a permanent identification system that can help owners be reunited with their lost pets, he said.
are humans next?