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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

What does BVA Best Practice mean?

Make sure Pet and owner match #ScanMe and #CheckThatChip.   Our aim is to see all vets acknowledging and implementing as a ‘Code of Practice’ the scanning and checking of microchips in practices up and down the country.   Scanning and Checking  will reunite missing and stolen pets that have been sold on or kept… Read More

The #DoItForDaisy #CheckThatChip campaign started by vet nurse Jody Barry RVN, to help owners of missing and stolen pets. 

 Please share this with your vet. Remember it is a BVA’s ‘Best Practice’ recommendation but each vet practice set their own policies. #vetvoice  Hi, my friends spaniels and a Terrier were recently stolen after a break in from their kennels. I’m a veterinary nurse and It has made me realise that in most vets although… Read More

Wheldon Law: We represent dog owners at courts all over England and Wales.

This legal firm specialises in defending dogs that are unfairly labeled dangerous to external circumstances. Once the police say your dog is a prohibited type the burden of proof is on you to prove that he is not and to do this requires expert evidence. We have access to the very best breed identification experts… Read More