Costa Rica News – Microchip implants are being offered for dogs. The device works like a cedula for dogs as well as an ownership title and security to owners.
Although today was the event you an now take your dog to to get tagged.
The event today was from 9 to 2 in front of the building of the National Institute of Learning which is located 250 meters south of Pizza Hut. But this is now a service available in Costa Rica.
The cost per animal is ¢15,000. This fee includes the placement of the device, evaluation of the canine, registry in the national canine registry and a membership card from the Canine Federation of Costa Rica, the organizer of the activity.
The insertion of the tiny apparatus is performed by veterinarians. It works as a kind of injection, which is applied to the neck area of dogs.
The device is linked to the name and address of the owner.
It can be used to help locate lost pets.