Category Archives: Featured

Write or email your MP:- #TuksLaw

With the help of Debbie Matthews Founder of  VetsGetScanning.co.uk, we have drafted a template letter which we would ask you to please copy and paste and send to your local MP asking for their support now and in the future for a change in the microchipping laws in the U.K. The impact of multiple emails… Read More

Microchipping ‘The Next Steps’ #ScanMe #CheckThatChip

Trevor Cooper chair of the Microchip Trade Association (MTA) and DogLaw expert, organised the meeting: MICROCHIPPING ‘The Next Steps’ It was a good afternoon with interesting presentations. 1pm Opening address by Trevor Cooper on behalf of the MTA Brief introductions to each of the speakers will be provided by Clarissa Baldwin former CEO Dogs Trust… Read More

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

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

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

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

Finder and stray cat sent away by vets?

Recently my young microchipped cat went missing for 6 weeks, was found 2 miles away, taken to a branch of our own vets practice (who had added her to their missing list). Finder and cat were just turned away and told to go to the RSPCA. The finder contacted Cats Protection and was advised to… Read More