Category Archives: Featured

Pets Are Just ‘Property,’ So Owners Can’t Do Much When Vets Harm Them

Doctors who harm their patients face costly lawsuits and other serious consequences. There is much less accountability for veterinarians, as devastated pet owners in Oregon learned. BEAVERTON, Ore. — After his dog Bleu sustained a leg injury over the summer, Andres Figueroa brought the 7-month-old dachshund in for a checkup at a sleek suburban clinic… Read More

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

Why do we need Pet Microchip Reform?: #FernsLaw

After your dog, cat or horse disappears by accident or theft the most devastating news you will be told is that ‘It’s not compulsory to scan and check microchip registration on new pets at veterinary practices first consultation or at yearly health checks and rescues don’t automatically cross check hand-in or seized pets!” Basically that… Read More

Owner has to prove ownership of microchipped cat! Isla the cat took a ride in a van and escaped when the door was opened! Camberley, Surrey.

Wonderful update after advice given. Isla is back home where she belongs. 14th November 2019. Message from owner:- So after 7 months of being missing, Isla is safely back in the Voss household where she belongs!! We were contacted on the 7th November with the news that Isla’s family had been contacted by Isla’s microchip… Read More

#FernsLaw the petition to get missing microchipped dogs and cats back home – where they belong

COMPULSORY TO MICROCHIP OUR DOGS BUT OPTIONAL TO SCAN AND CHECK MICROCHIP REGISTRATION. #FernsLaw petition helping microchipped pets get home:- http://chng.it/Zt48N9qbgZ Please sign this petition to close the loopholes preventing missing microchipped dogs and cats from getting home. Stolen Fern was reunited after 6 years because she was picked up as a stray, on her… Read More