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Pet IDs 101 Infographic

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Did you know that 1 in 3 pets will get lost in their lifetime? Only 15-20% of lost dogs are ever reunited with their families and of those pets that do make it home, only do so because of ID tags, tattoos or microchips. 

pet IDs 101 infographic

1 in 3 Pets will get lost in their lifetime. Only 33% of pet parents reported that their pets always wear ID tags. Yet, 80% of pet parents say they believe that pet IDs are crucially important (ASPCA).

95% of Americans own a mobile device. That is equal to 248 million smart phones and 164 million tablets (Pew Research Center). Digital ID tags can use these devices to help get lost pets home faster.

6.5 Million pets a year end up in shelters. About 1 out of every 10 pets in shelters are reclaimed by their pet parents; while 5 out of every 10 pets are re-homed (ASPCA).

Let's get physical. Visible identification such as a collar with an ID tag gives physical proof of ownership; alerting someone that might find your pet that they have family looking for them.

When should they wear ID tags? ALL THE TIME! There is no way to predict natural disasters, accidents, an open gate, or emergency situations. Protect your pet with a collar and ID at ALL TIMES!

Give ‘em 3 + 1

1. ID tags with contact information. Go digital for maximum protection!

2. Many municipalities require a license. Don’t harbor a fugitive!

3. Microchips are the best safety net if the tag or collar falls off.

+1. Try the PetHub® Crate Card™. It can identify your pet without risking your pet bolting out of a crate.