Pets Microchips

July 26, 2011 - 2:15 PM
In this Wednesday July 20,2011 photo, Jacob Miller scans a cat for a microchip at the East Valley Animal Shelter in the Van Nuys section of Los Angeles. In addition to avoiding the heartbreak of a lost pet, some lawmakers believe that microchipping animals can save money by cutting costs at shelters where lost cats and dogs often end up being cared for. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)