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A new law in Great Britain requires that all dogs must be microchipped by 2016 “or else,” according to Gllian Pensavalle on Buzz:60. The “or else,” in this case, is a fine that amounts to about $800 in U.S. currency. Ouch! (Cats, by the way, are exempt from the new law.) …

Because Sunny’s microchip had up-to-date contact info, his mom heard from HomeAgain before she even knew he was missing. We at Petfinder are big believers in microchipping — and a recent study of pets in shelters shows that microchipped dogs are twice as likely (and cats are twenty times more …

Photo: the Dent County Animal Welfare Society. Melinda Stewart, who volunteers at Dent County Animal Welfare Society in Salem, Missouri, sent us a good holiday homecoming story. She recently went to the shelter and saw a pitiful little Shih Tzu the rescue was calling Star.  “[Star] had eye infections in …