Microchipping

Compulsory Microchipping
Microchipping is a safe and painless way to permanently identify your pet. The chip is the size of a grain of rice and has a specially encoded, unique identifying number.
Petlog Record (adding microchip record to database)
The Kennel Club believes that microchipping makes a clear link between a dog and its owner. Over 100,000 dogs either stray, are lost or stolen each year with many having to be kept in kennels before being re-homed
Warning About Microchip Company Targeting Breeders
The Kennel Club has been alerted to a misleading campaign by a microchip database, which claims to be associated with Petlog, the largest lost and found microchip database, managed by the Kennel Club.
Lost Dog Reunited Within Half An Hour Thanks To Microchip
Millie, a 13 year old deaf Springer Spaniel who went missing recently, was reunited almost instantly with her loving owners, Sonja and Stephen Williams from Beyton, Suffolk, thanks to her microchip.
Members Of Scottish Parliament Support Kennel Club Campaign To Help Save Thousands Of Dogs Each Year Through Microchipping
Over 8,000 dogs euthanised each year because their owners cannot be found could be saved if dog owners ‘Chip it, Check it’ the Kennel Club and Kenneth Gibson MSP, have highlighted.
Petlog And Kennel Club Commend Government’s Microchipping Regulations
Petlog and the Kennel Club have praised the Government for its commitment to the compulsory microchipping of all dogs, following the regulations that were laid out yesterday in Parliament.
Petlog And Kennel Club Highlight Breeders’ Responsibilities Following New Microchip Regulations
The Microchipping of Dogs Regulations 2014 were announced on Wednesday 28th October, and Petlog and the Kennel Club have highlighted the responsibilities of breeders and dog owners once microchipping becomes compulsory in England from 6 April 2016.
Law On Annual Registration Of Dogs Would Be Ineffective Says Kennel Club
Proposed legislation which would make the annual registration of all dogs a legal requirement is likely to be ineffective, the Kennel Club has warned. A Ten Minute Rule Bill on the issue is set to receive its second reading debate in parliament tomorrow (9 January).
Dogs and families with young children
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Compulsory Scanning
The Kennel Club agrees with the BVA's position of recommending microchip scanning on first presentation to the practice to ensure all dogs are microchipped and their contact details are correct in order to comply with the law.
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