Category Archives: Reunited

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

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

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

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

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

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

“Hello Mrs Ferrier. I think we have your dog”, Fern had been stolen 6 years before and Jodie relives that fateful day #FernsLaw

Fern’s return has given hope to many families still searching for their missing microchipped pets, you can help by sharing her story and signing #FernsLaw petition:- https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/300010 Standing in the kitchen, just about to start dinner on an ordinary Wednesday evening. I looked over at my phone and could see a voicemail message had appeared.… Read More

Corringham family cat found 30 miles away after six month wander #VetsGetScanning #FernsLaw

A BELOVED family cat turned up at a vets 30 miles away from home after being missing for six months. Diane Barkins, of Corringham, was reunited with her two-year-old Tabby cat Lily this month after assuming the worst last year. The Barkins family knew Lily was an adventurous cat as she would regularly wander away… Read More

WOULD THESE TWO DOGS HAVE BEEN REUNITED IF THEY HAD BEEN TAKEN TO THE VETS WITH A NEW OWNER PRESENT? #FernsLaw

SCANNING BEFORE MICROCHIPPING IS COMPULSORY SCANNING STRAY DOGS FOR A MICROCHIP IS COMPULSORY SCANNING AND CHECKING MICROCHIP REGISTRATION ON FIRST CONSULTATION IS NOT COMPULSORY, It’s only recommended as Best Practice  Thank you for sharing these stories. I just wondered if these dogs had been bought into you as new patients would you have checked… Read More