Category Archives: News

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

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

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

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

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