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Dog owner in court for failing to microchip pet.

FAILING to get his dog microchipped has left a County Durham man with a criminal conviction and financially worse off. Connor McKittrick, 38, from Surtees Road, Peterlee, will have to pay £170 following the prosecution brought by Durham County Council. McKittrick pleaded guilty to a charge under the Microchipping of Dogs (England) Regulations 2015 before Peterlee magistrates. The court heard… Read More

Why are microchips leaving some owners heartbroken? Dog and cat owners are leaving their personal stories on Rip Off Britain Facebook Page #RipOffBritain

Rip Off Britain on BBC1, Monday 20th January 2020 at 9.15 am. The team investigate pet microchipping. It is supposed to help reunite you with your lost pet, so why is it leaving some dog owners heartbroken? Don’t miss it! I did some filming for this a couple of months ago, fingers crossed they are… Read More

#FernsLaw point 8:- Statement on bogus UK pet microchip database

SCAM WARNING:- Is your dog, cat, horse or any other domestic pet registered on this microchip database ‘UK Pet Microchip Database’. If your pet is and they go missing in the UK the microchip will show up as unregistered. This could result in your pet being rehomed or put to sleep. To ASA – This… Read More

Fireworks are the biggest cause of spooked and bolting pets disappearing!

Fireworks:- More dogs and cats disappear at this time of year than at any other, sometimes with shocking consequences  after being spooked by fireworks and we fully support this petition to ‘Review firework rules to protect animals from injury and distress’ Please sign:- It’s just another bit of the jigsaw to keep our animals safe.… Read More

#FernLaw: Have Ruby & Beetle been found and kept, Theft By Finding?

Ruby and Beetle disappeared presumed stolen, or picked up and taken (theft by finding) on the 28th December 2018. It is inexplicable that despite all the searching and the thousands of people in our Facebook group all willing to help and look, that we have not had any joy yet to find them. #FernsLaw would… Read More