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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

Vets fight against compulsory microchip scanning and checking microchip registration at pets first treatment #MakeChipsCount #FernsLaw

BVA prepared a template letter for vets to send to their own MP Template letter to MPs re compulsory microchip scanning (England only)• Please adapt this letter and make it as personal as possible; and fill in any gaps (highlighted in yellow) • Find details of your MP at www.writetothem.com Dear [insert name] Compulsory microchip scanning I am writing to you as a… Read More

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. “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

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

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

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

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: 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