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    National Chip Your Pet Month Raises Awareness for Pet Identification and Recovery

    Microchipping is a safe, simple and permanent form of pet identification that provides pet owners and their pets with the one of the best chances of being reunited. According to the survey, only one-third (34%) of dog or cat owners are extremely or very familiar with the process of microchipping. However, of those pet owners who have had their dog or cat microchipped, nearly nine in ten (86 percent) now feel more secure about their dog or cats’ safety.

    “Many pet owners believe that traditional collar tags are an easy and inexpensive way to identify pets. But pet owners fail to recognize that collar tags can fall off or be removed,” said Marty Becker, DVM. “A microchip provides a permanent form of identification with a unique number that cannot be altered.”

    To raise awareness about microchipping, HomeAgain® Pet Recovery Service is launching HomeAgain® Chip Your Pet Month in May. This national campaign is aimed at educating pet owners about microchipping, which is an advanced pet identification and retrieval system

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    flowericongrey Two Million Pets Implanted With HomeAgain® Microchip Retrieval System

    Lost Pet Recovery System Responsible for more than 173,000 Successful Recoveries; Provides Peace of Mind for Pet Owners

    UNION, N.J., January 27, 2004 –

    Schering-Plough Animal Health Corporation, the marketer and distributor of the HomeAgain® Microchip Identification System, today announced that more than two million pets in the United States have now been enrolled in the HomeAgain microchipped pet recovery database. HomeAgain is responsible for the safe return of more than 173,000 lost pets to their rightful owners.

    “Reaching this milestone clearly demonstrates that pet owners recognize the value of microchipping their pets with HomeAgain,” said Andrew Skibitsky, product director, Schering-Plough Animal Health. “When added to a program of responsible pet care that includes spaying or neutering and vaccinating, microchipping with HomeAgain helps ensure the safety and well-being of pets and provides peace of mind for pet owners.”

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