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How can I find out of my brother's and my chips will be readable in other countries?

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Scarlett

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Purred: Sun Aug 31, '08 10:03am PST 
Hi everybody,

Me and my brother live with our mom and dad in Holland and mamma and daddy want to know if our microchips work in other countries, for example America. If we want to move there one day, do we have to get more chips there??! confused hope not... thanks!
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Ben

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Purred: Mon Sep 1, '08 9:56pm PST 
Hi Scarlett!

That is a good question! thinking

I know that there have been problems even within North America where some brands of microchips aren't readable or even detectable by the scanners made by other manufacturers.

I guess it might depend on what kind of chips you have now?

Here is an article on the commonly used chips in North America:
http://rfid.home.att.net/pet-chip.htm