Animal Identification Microchip, c. 2016
Artifact no. 2016.0164
Canada Science and Technology Museum
DescriptionWhile human implantables are still relatively new, implantable microchips have been in widespread use in animals since the 1990s. Like traditional collar-worn tags, chips like this one contain information that can help identify a lost pet. Unlike traditional tags, they are less likely to go missing and are robust enough to outlive the life of a pet.
Made in Chatsworth, California, USA.
Date archivedMarch 23 2018
Last editedMay 9 2019