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 the microchip registration to check client and dog matched? What is your new client practice policy?

Rutland House Veterinary Hospital:-

⭐️Feel good Monday⭐️

Today we want to stress the importance of Microchipping your fur babies and keeping your details up to date. Everytime you move house or even if you change your mobile or telephone number, please ring up or chip company and get the details changed and up to date.

Recently we have had two little dogs who have been reunited with their original owners 1-4 years after reportedly being stolen or lost.

Story one; Betty the Jack Russell. She came into us for a routine check over and microchip. Upon the vet routinely checking for a chip (just in case) the scanner beeped and a microchip flagged up. The vet checked the chip and it turns out that Betty had been reported stolen over a year ago! Luckily the original owner of Betty had all his details up to date and we were able to contact him. He came up straight away from Swindon! As you can see both owner and Betty were extremely happy to be reunited with each other ❤️

Story two; Copper got brought into us over the weekend after been found wondering the streets. As we do with any stray dogs that come into our care we quickly checked him for a chip. Again, it flagged up and stolen over 4 years ago! We were able to contact Coppers owners and they drove up all the way from London! As you can see, Copper and her owner were extremely happy to be reunited after all these years ❤️

Please sign #FernsLaw petition supporting families searching for their missing microchipped pets:- http://chng.it/pKPKg255