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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

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

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

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