You, Your Vet, and the National Animal Identification System

Recently, horse owners have been hearing a lot about animal identification and microchipping. As many already know, the USDA has, for the past four years, been developing and implementing the voluntary National Animal Identification System (NAIS) in order to rapidly trace an animal disease to its source (the goal is 48-hour traceback). Only production livestock and some horses are included in th

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