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British Veterinary Association:- ‘We don’t support compulsory scanning’

Sadly BVA, RCVS, BSAVA and the mainline animal welfare charities are working together and do not support compulsory microchip scanning. Compulsory microchipping was only introduced to save money on stray dogs and the above guided Defra in this direction to protect themselves. This means that vets do not have to scan and check microchip registration… Read More

Has SCARLETT been snatched from the car park in Lincolnshire?

SCARLETT is a Female, Pointer, Black/White (Age: Young Adult).Missing from Car Park, Donna Nook, North Somercotes, Lincolnshire, LN11 area, North East on Sunday, 9th July 2017Was she snatched from the car park? 'Had a day trip out today down the coast to give the dogs a blast on the beaches. We are so worried as our… Read More

A mum has spoken of her horror at discovering that a pet microchipping database had allowed a new owner to register her missing pedigree dog.

Tracy Dobbs’ beloved miniature schnauzer Mitzy went missing five years ago, and she reported this to the Petlog database, which is used by millions of pet owners as a way to keep their animals safe. Mitzy still didn’t return and Tracy turned to Petlog again seven months later. At this time Tracy, who lives in… Read More

Dartford MP Gareth Johnson has criticised the Sentencing Council for failing to include guidelines for dog theft in its latest review. #DogTheftAwarenessDay 

Yesterday, (24th January 2017) new guidelines were set out for magistrates’ courts in England and Wales for a range of offences including animal cruelty, some driving offences and TV Licence evasion. Mr Johnson, who has been lobbying for a review of sentencing guidelines for dog theft, said: “Victims of dog theft around the country will… Read More