In Class Revisions

The lack of reuse of microchips is also seen because they are planted under the skin and contamination and risk of spreading disease is too high to make the idea of using an old microchip appealing. Contamination and spreading of disease prevent microchips from being reused.

Either way the animal is taken care of after death is not the best for the environment but the microchips are almost always too difficult to quickly and easily extract from the deceased pet, so veterinarians and pet owners do not attempt to do so.  Cremation and burial both harm the environment in some way, but the microchips have proven to be almost always too difficult to quickly and easily extract from the deceased pet, so veterinarians and pet owners do not attempt to do so.

Microchips can be used to identify animals because of their internal operations, their ability to store information that cannot be removed from the object, or in this case pet, that the microchip is attached to . Microchips can be used to identify animals because of their internal operations, their ability to store information which cannot be removed from the object, or in this case pet, with the microchip attached to it.

Animals that do not find homes quickly  would be euthanized if the shelter was full, but when pets who are lost are returned to the owners, and the space is still available. Animals who do not find homes in a short time would be euthanized if the shelter was full, but when pets who are lost are returned to the owners, and the space is still available.

One group advocating for the abolition of the use of microchips is Chip Me Not, who claim that the microchip manufacturers do not accurately identify the risks that microchips can present. Chip Me Not advocates for the abolition of the use of microchips and claims, microchip manufacturers are not accurate in identifying the risks that microchips present.

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