International Unified Database
For at least 8 years now, rumors have been circulating among dog breeders that the State Duma is about to adopt a law on mandatory animal chipping. But if implantation of electronic chips on the territory of Russia is still voluntary, then in the EU countries each owner voluntarily brings his doggie to a clinic for chipping. And in foreign countries such a procedure has been carried out for more than 20 years.
What is chipping
Dog chipping – assigning a 15-digit unique identification number to animals by introducing a special miniature device under the skin of the shoulder blades – an electronic chip. Such a device consists of a protective glass capsule, receiver and transmitter, antenna and memory unit. A unique 15-digit code is entered immediately into the International Unified Database of Chipped Animals immediately after the chip input operation, and an identification card is issued to the owner. Continue reading