Saturday, Aug. 15 is National Check the Chip Day.
On this day, pet owners are encouraged to get their pet microchipped and for those who already have their pets chipped, they are encouraged to update their contact information. The chips can help bring a lost pet back home.
The chip is about the size of a grain of rice and is placed under the skin of the pet. The short procedure can make life easier on a pet owner.
News 3 stopped by a local veterinarian to see how the process is done.