What info is on pet's microchip?

What info is on pet's microchip?

Recently, I came across a classified advertisement asking the owner of a cat that had been found to contact the Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority (AVA).

The ad further stated that the cat had a microchip.

One would have thought the microchip would have provided the AVA with the owner's details.

Can the AVA explain what information is contained on a pet's microchip, and why it is not contacting the owners of pets found with microchips?

M. Lukshumayeh

This article was published on April 10 in The Straits Times.

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