SMOKEY MATCH

SMOKEY MATCH

K9 UPDATE 20.09.21 – We have been contacted by a family that found a dog in May 2019. The dog had been scanned by a vets for a microchip but no chip was found. The finder was told that Smokey was a Pitbull and was advised not to call the dog warden because he would… Read More

It’s #NationalDogDay today –  Let’s spare a thought for all the families still searching for their missing microchipped dogs #FernsLaw

It’s #NationalDogDay today – Let’s spare a thought for all the families still searching for their missing microchipped dogs #FernsLaw

STILL NO UPDATE ON #FernsLaw petition: https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/300010 Petition closed on 4th September 2020 and reached over 100k signatures in under 4 months. The Government opened a Consultation on ‘Cat and Dog Scanning and Microchipping’ which closed on 17th February 2021: https://consult.defra.gov.uk/companion-animals-team/cat-and-dog-microchipping-and-scanning-in-england/. No update FernsLaw debated in Parliament on 28th June 2021: https://hansard.parliament.uk/Commons/2021-06-28/debates/FAE1F98B-BE16-4016-B701-FAEF87D7055C/MicrochippingOfPets Victoria Pentis, Defra,… Read More

Please help me !!!!!!! Major microchip problem #FernsLaw #TheftByFinding

Please help me !!!!!!! Major microchip problem #FernsLaw #TheftByFinding

Please help me stop Petlog from changing my microchip registration, I want my cat back home with me! #FernsLaw Read More

It’s very frustrating to think that if only that vet had scanned Betty for a microchip she would have been home much sooner #FernsLaw #MakeChipsCount

It’s very frustrating to think that if only that vet had scanned Betty for a microchip she would have been home much sooner #FernsLaw #MakeChipsCount

It’s been a very difficult 16 months but you have all been through it with us, every share, retweet and message of support has got us here today, so although I’m hesitant to share this post I know that Betty is loved far and wide and if she could talk she would personally thank each… Read More

Update on Fern’s Law petition debate in Parliament on 28th June 2021 #FernsLaw #MakeChipsCount #PetTheftReform

Update on Fern’s Law petition debate in Parliament on 28th June 2021 #FernsLaw #MakeChipsCount #PetTheftReform

Fern’s Law petition asks the Government to make it compulsory for VETERINARIANS to check microchip registration at pets first veterinary treatment to reunite sold on stolen dogs and cats. RESCUES to cross check microchip registration on relinquished or seized dogs and cats. AUTHORITIES to check microchip registration on pets they deal with, whether abandoned, lost… Read More

What have the Government petitions #FernsLaw, #TuksLaw, #GizmosLegacy and #HarveysLaw got in common? They all show the flaws in the microchip system!

What have the Government petitions #FernsLaw, #TuksLaw, #GizmosLegacy and #HarveysLaw got in common? They all show the flaws in the microchip system!

The microchip system we’ve been told will help us be reunited with our pets is broken. Fern’s Law and Tuk’s Law will be debated in Parliament on 28th June 2021. Ask your MP to attend, we need a microchip system we can rely on and was intended to work to reunite pet and family. If… Read More

If you have a microchipped dog or cat please ask your MP to attend #FernsLaw debate in Parliament on 28th June 2021, to reunite lost and stolen microchipped pets

If you have a microchipped dog or cat please ask your MP to attend #FernsLaw debate in Parliament on 28th June 2021, to reunite lost and stolen microchipped pets

MPs will debate Fern’s Law petition in Parliament on Monday, 28th June 2021. (Template letter for your MP below) Please ask your MP to attend. It’s really easy to write to or email your MP and your help will go a long way in getting their support: here’s what to do:- To find your MP,… Read More

Missing alert on his microchip but George was put to sleep #FernsLaw

Missing alert on his microchip but George was put to sleep #FernsLaw

This is the story of George a 2 year old Sharpei…Had he been SCANNED by the Vet…George would still be Alive today.   PLEASE, IF NOTHING ELSE, DO THIS FOR GEORGE. Due to a partnership break up George stayed with the young man, even though he was still chipped to the young lady. The man… Read More

Statement from Defra, BVA and RCVS on microchip scanning and checking microchips but not to help sold on stolen pets #MakeChipsCount

Statement from Defra, BVA and RCVS on microchip scanning and checking microchips but not to help sold on stolen pets #MakeChipsCount

Joint RCVS and BVA news release: Defra approves new approach to strengthen vet guidance on microchip scanning in dogs A new guidance-led approach to microchip scanning of dogs ahead of euthanasia, supported by the UK’s leading veterinary organisations, has this week been approved by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra).The guidance follows… Read More

Boris declares war on dog thieves, on the 15th year anniversary since Widget and Gizmo were stolen! #PetTheftReform #FernsLaw

Boris declares war on dog thieves, on the 15th year anniversary since Widget and Gizmo were stolen! #PetTheftReform #FernsLaw

15 YEARS TO THE DAY! So today Boris Johnson PM writes for The Mail on Sunday. “Boris Johnson promises ‘ruthless’ crackdown on scourge of gangs stealing dogs after huge rise in thefts during pandemic.” The date is 2nd May 2021. By coincidence Widget and Gizmo were stolen on 2nd May 2006! 15 years ago today,… Read More

Stolen Dora safely back home but vet failed to detect her microchip! #FernsLaw

Stolen Dora safely back home but vet failed to detect her microchip! #FernsLaw

We have just received some amazing news!! Dora was missing from her home in Trowbridge and we and her owners were facing the possibility she may have passed away due to her being elderly and on heart medication which she needed daily, turns out she was grabbed by opportunists passing by and ended up in… Read More

Exciting update as Defra include #FernsLaw request to make it compulsory for vets to check microchip registration in their online survey.

Exciting update as Defra include #FernsLaw request to make it compulsory for vets to check microchip registration in their online survey.

DEFRA: We are launching this consultation to seek your views on proposals to make cat microchipping a compulsory requirement of cat ownership in England. We are also taking this opportunity to consult on the compulsory scanning of pets (dogs and cats) for microchips. The Government want to hear from you. Government Online Consultation for dog… Read More

Missing cats microchip registration changed to new family and is now called Maud! #Northampton area #FernsLaw #FernsLawPart2 #MakeChipsCount #ScanMe

Missing cats microchip registration changed to new family and is now called Maud! #Northampton area #FernsLaw #FernsLawPart2
#MakeChipsCount #ScanMe

Missing cats microchip registration changed to new family and is now called Maud! Northampton area. “It’s been 2 years since this beaut went missing/stolen in Northampton NN1 , only to find out Petlog let her details be changed to a new owner & new name of Maud. Absolutely heartbroken. We will never stop searching for… Read More

Police, warden and rescue fail to check microchip registration and Riya is rehomed and registration changed! #BringRiyaHome #MakeChipsCount #FernsLaw #ScanMe

Police, warden and rescue fail to check microchip registration and Riya is rehomed and registration changed! #BringRiyaHome #MakeChipsCount #FernsLaw #ScanMe

WHY ARE MICROCHIPS IGNORED? Microchipped dog rehomed and registration changed! 20th April 2019 Neha Popat was on her way to her brothers house with her dog Riya. Riya is 3 year old Labrador retriever. Neha bought her at 8 weeks old.Neha had recently had a baby and wasn’t coping and was feeling quite frail and… Read More

There are 14 UK microchip databases, what are their positions on Compulsory Microchip Scanning?  Let’s find out how they support us? #FernsLaw #MakeChipsCount

There are 14 UK microchip databases, what are their positions on Compulsory Microchip Scanning? Let’s find out how they support us? #FernsLaw #MakeChipsCount

ASK YOUR PET’S MICROCHIP DATABASE IF THEY SUPPORT COMPULSORY SCANNING & MICROCHIP REGISTRATION CHECKS BY THE VETERINARY PROFESSION: After the revelation that the Kennel Club and Petlog do not support compulsory microchip checks, we wondered what the position is for the remaining 13 UK databases. Dear _ Microchip Database, My pets microchip number is:- I… Read More

Kennel Club and Petlog support compulsory microchip checking to reunite missing and stolen pets #FernsLaw #MakeChipsCount

Kennel Club and Petlog support compulsory microchip checking to reunite missing and stolen pets #FernsLaw #MakeChipsCount

Fern’s Law petition, which is waiting for a debate in Parliament, calls for vets, rescues and authorities to check microchips at first treatment to reunite stolen and missing microchipped cats and dogs. The new proposed Microchip (Pet) Bill leaves out any hope of sold on pets getting back home and completely ignores Fern’s Law petition!… Read More

Check your pet’s microchip is registered :  Another microchip disaster!

Check your pet’s microchip is registered : Another microchip disaster!

Boo Smith: “I work in a vets and whilst scanning a little pups chip this morning told the owners that the chip was not registered to anyone. They then showed me an email from PetScanner confirming their receipt for chip registration. This was not showing up on ANY database. All it told me was that… Read More

STOLEN AND MISSING PETS LEFT OFF THE PRIVATE MEMBERS BILL: LEAVING FAMILIES WITH MISSING MICROCHIPPED PETS DEVASTATED #FernsLaw #PetTheftReform

STOLEN AND MISSING PETS LEFT OFF THE PRIVATE MEMBERS BILL: LEAVING FAMILIES WITH MISSING MICROCHIPPED PETS DEVASTATED #FernsLaw #PetTheftReform

Today there was a Ten Minute Rule Motion: Pets (Microchips) 22nd September 2020 The Private Members Bill (PMB) for Pets (Microchips) in Parliament will have its second reading in January 2021 but will only include councils to scan deceased cats on roads ( Gizmo’s Legacy) and for vets to scan before euthanising a healthy animal… Read More

RIP Harlow, let down by the unregulated microchip system! How many other deceased microchipped pets are left in council freezers? Please sign #FernsLaw petition.

RIP Harlow, let down by the unregulated microchip system! How many other deceased microchipped pets are left in council freezers? Please sign #FernsLaw petition.

RIP HARLOW: Another family let down by a shambolic microchip system and why we have #FernsLaw petition:- https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/300010 Harlow went missing after being spooked by fireworks on 26th August 2020 in Oldham at 10.45 pm. On Friday, 28th a lady saw a little brown dog deceased on the road. She couldn’t stop then but made… Read More

Kanta the cat let down by the poor veterinary view on microchips #FernsLaw

Kanta the cat let down by the poor veterinary view on microchips #FernsLaw

RIP KANTA: Microchipped Kanta was taken to the vets deceased. The veterinary practice put him in the freezer and didn’t bother to scan and check microchip ID! This is one reason why it is so important for veterinary practices to scan and check microchip ID and why #FernsLaw petition is so important to us all:… Read More