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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: 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: No update FernsLaw debated in Parliament on 28th June 2021: 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

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

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