How many microchip scanning petitions are needed before pet owners are heard? #ScanMe #CheckThatChip

How many microchip scanning petitions are needed before pet owners are heard? #ScanMe #CheckThatChip

MICROCHIPPING OUR PETS IS NOT HELPING TO REUNITE THEM 💔 The public have been led to believe that if we microchip our pets it’s our best chance of being reunited with them. Sadly as you can see from the following three open petitions that scanning microchips as mandatory is non existent and the loopholes continues… Read More

We love a happy ending – Better late than never! Thank you Dr Kendal Shepherd for going that extra mile

We love a happy ending – Better late than never! Thank you Dr Kendal Shepherd for going that extra mile

Thought I’d share a ‘good news’ DDA story for a change. Towards the end of last year, I was asked to assess a Jack Russell terrier called Badger (no need that I can see to hide his real name) alleged to have been dangerously out of control and bitten someone. His current owner had already… Read More

Cat missing for 10 years ‘taken in by neighbour’ – BBC News

Cat missing for 10 years ‘taken in by neighbour’ – BBC News

Lilly’s owner feared she had died, but had no idea she was living as a house cat a few streets away. A cat which went missing for a decade – leaving her owners fearing the worst – was adopted by a neighbour. Lilly, now aged 15, disappeared from her home in Hutton Cranswick, East Yorkshire,… Read More

Does anyone know where microchipped Snowy is? Missing from Shrewsbury May’18, finder will not return him! #ScanMe #CheckThatChip #TheftByFinding

Does anyone know where microchipped Snowy is? Missing from Shrewsbury May’18, finder will not return him! #ScanMe #CheckThatChip #TheftByFinding

Microchips letting families down! Data protection works against families of missing pets and favours the finders! A microchip is not proof of ownership, we are not owners we are ‘keepers’ – which only covers where the pet resides. Other information you will need in a civil court action to get your pet home: Police Crime… Read More

Adventurous cat found 75 miles from home reunited with owner | Salisbury Journal

AN adventurous cat which wound up 75 miles from home has been reunited with its owner. Bella the cat, who is only six months old, went missing from her home in Richmond, London, at the end of January, and her owner Lydie Tremayne says she had almost given up hope after 48 hours had passed and… Read More

Stolen dog reunited with owner thanks to Battersea’s Lost Dogs & Cats Line – Companion Life

Nine-month old Sheba was taken into Battersea after her owners could no longer look after her and the animal rescue charity checks all animals for a microchip and discovered that Sheba had been reported as stole and missing since June 2018. — Read on www.companionlife.co.uk/stolen-dog-reunited-with-owner-thanks-to-batterseas-lost-dogs-cats-line/ Share:FacebookTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditPinterestemail Read More

Cat missing for five years reunited with ‘elated’ family – BBC News

Cat missing for five years reunited with ‘elated’ family – BBC News — Read on www.google.co.uk/amp/s/www.bbc.com/news/amp/uk-england-bristol-46723408 Share:FacebookTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditPinterestemail Read More

Lost cat Harry reunited with his owners in Suffolk after ten years

Lost cat Harry reunited with his owners in Suffolk after ten years — Read on www.google.co.uk/amp/s/www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5884079/amp/Lost-cat-Harry-reunited-owners-ten-YEARS.html Share:FacebookTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditPinterestemail Read More

Family’s missing cat is discovered after four years living with new owners – but they can’t be told who because of data protection

Family’s missing cat is discovered after four years living with new owners – but they can’t be told who because of data protection — Read on www.google.co.uk/amp/s/www.thesun.co.uk/news/1595002/familys-missing-cat-is-discovered-after-four-years-living-with-new-owners-but-they-cant-be-told-who-because-of-data-protection/amp/ Share:FacebookTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditPinterestemail Read More

Why can’t the veterinary profession help pet families check microchip registration? #ScanMe #CheckThatChip

Why can’t the veterinary profession help pet families check microchip registration? #ScanMe #CheckThatChip

“Battersea has today released its third report on the microchipping of stray dogs. Their survey of 51 Local Authorities in the UK shows that only 65% of the stray dogs found by or taken to these Councils were microchipped and that the proportion of the dogs that were registered with accurate contact details for the… Read More

Stolen SNUGGLES back home after vets checks microchip registration on first appointment ❤️ #PetTheftReform

Stolen SNUGGLES back home after vets checks microchip registration on first appointment ❤️ #PetTheftReform

Stolen SNUGGLES reunited after vet scans and checked microchip registration on her first appointment ❤️ This is something that should be made mandatory as vets continue to set their own practice policies and pet families and MPs assume this is happening #PetTheftReform #ScanMe #CheckThatChip Watch the YouTube video below. In the recent Pet Theft Debate,… Read More

Are your pet’s microchip details up to date? Poster for your Vet.

Are your pet’s microchip details up to date? Poster for your Vet.

Are your pet’s microchip details up to date? If your dog or cat’s microchip registration is not holding your correct contact information they maybe rehomed or put to sleep! Over 40% of vets couldn’t reunite stray pets with their owners due to incorrect contact details on the microchip database. Ask your Vet to download and… Read More

Two people have been fined for failing to ensure their dog has a collar or tag containing updated contact details.

Two people have been fined for failing to ensure their dog has a collar or tag containing updated contact details.

The owner of a German shepherd, which was picked up as a stray in Cosby, was fined £220, ordered to pay £140 in costs and a £30 victim surcharge, after not entering a plea at Leicester Magistrates’ Court. A cocker spaniel was also picked up without a collar on, near Sapcote. The owner was fine… Read More

FIFI reunited after a year and a half but no mention about her microchip.

FIFI reunited after a year and a half but no mention about her microchip.

HAVE WE FOUND LITTLE FIFI??!! On 22/1/17 last year a sweet little dog called FIFI (4 1/2 year old golden cocker spaniel bitch) was stolen from Yalding in Kent. The owners put posters up, made posts all over social media & it was even featured on GMTV. On Saturday the dog warden picked up a… Read More

Landmark case sees Kettering man prosecuted over dog microchipping but we can’t prosecute vets for not checking microchip registration! #ScanMe

Landmark case sees Kettering man prosecuted over dog microchipping but we can’t prosecute vets for not checking microchip registration! #ScanMe

A Kettering man has been given a criminal behaviour order for not microchipping his dogs in a landmark case.Matthew Fletcher, of Edinburgh Road, pleaded guilty to failing to microchip his dogs at Northampton Magistrates’ Court – the first prosecution of its kind in the town.In October 2017, Kettering Council’s wardens team was informed of a… Read More

NEW CHILDREN’S BOOK ABOUT ‘PUPPY FARMING’ TO HELP FOUR ORGANISATIONS THAT HELP DOGS

NEW CHILDREN’S BOOK ABOUT ‘PUPPY FARMING’ TO HELP FOUR ORGANISATIONS THAT HELP DOGS

We are so excited about the launch of The Evil Secret of Chestnut Farm by author, Marie Stubbs. Why? Firstly, because it’s not only a great story for dog lovers of all ages, but a really important story for children to learn about the sad reality behind the adorable puppy that is for sale but… Read More

LET’S GET ‘BEST PRACTICE’ FOR VETS WORKING FOR MISSING PETS!   Letter to all vets in the UK

LET’S GET ‘BEST PRACTICE’ FOR VETS WORKING FOR MISSING PETS!   Letter to all vets in the UK

LET’S GET ‘BEST PRACTICE’ FOR VETS WORKING FOR MISSING PETS! We microchip our pets in case they are lost or, even worse, stolen. Did you know that Veterinary surgeons are not obliged to scan a dog or cat for a microchip except before a rabies vaccination, the issue of a Pet Passport or for completing… Read More

Our #pets mean more to us than our phones or bicycles. Why doesn’t the law reflect this? #PetTheftPetition

Our #pets mean more to us than our phones or bicycles. Why doesn’t the law reflect this? #PetTheftPetition

Discovering your pet has been stolen must be any dog owner’s worst nightmare, but sadly, I don’t have to imagine how it feels because I know. Almost 12 years ago my two dogs, Widget and Gizmo, were stolen from my car. Dog theft wasn’t as prevalent as it is today and social media was still… Read More

Please sign and support the #PetTheftPetition.

Please sign and support the #PetTheftPetition.

    Click this link to sign:- https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/212174 Dogs, cats, horses or any other pet are not property – they are family! Share if you agree, and please sign our #PetTheft petition to ‘Reclassify the theft of a pet to a specific crime in its own right’ and asking for tougher sentencing to act as… Read More

Dog Theft feature on Victoria Derbyshire BBC program 12th February 2018

Dog Theft feature on Victoria Derbyshire BBC program 12th February 2018

Stolen Scooby is being featured today on BBC Victoria Derbyshire programme along with Debbie Matthews from Vets Get Scanning and a Member of SAMPA The Stolen and Missing Pets Alliance Watch now… http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p05xwfv0 Sign the petition here…Together we can make a difference! https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/212174 Read more here. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-42945913 Follow Scooby’s timeline here… http://www.doglost.co.uk/dog-blog.php?dogId=119623 Share:FacebookTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditPinterestemail Read More