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All puppies to be microchipped according to new recommendations to Defra

Posted By admin On January 14, 2010 @ 9:55 am In Prison Planet | Comments Disabled

Laura Roberts
London Telegraph [1]
Thursday, January 14, 2009

Dog owners could be forced to register their pets following the latest recommendations made to Defra in a report commissioned by the Kennel Club.

An independent inquiry into dog breeding recommended that all puppies be microchipped before they are sold on.

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Initially this should be done on a voluntary basis with the public advised only to buy dogs that are registered. However, the report will recommend that Defra amend the Animal Welfare Act and pass it into law.

This would affect the 6 million households in Britain that have dogs, three quarters of which are pedigrees.

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[1] London Telegraph: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/petshealth/6988691/All-puppies-to-be-microchipped-according-to-new-recommendations-to-Defra.html

[2] Image: http://www.efoodsdirect.com/index.html?aid=14&adid=25

[3] All dogs to be microchipped with owner’s details to ‘help track pets’: http://www.prisonplanet.com/all-dogs-to-be-microchipped-with-owners-details-to-help-track-pets.html

[4] All dogs will now be microchipped, the Government says: http://www.prisonplanet.com/all-dogs-will-now-be-microchipped-the-government-says.html

[5] Glow-in-the-dark puppies cloned: http://www.prisonplanet.com/glow-in-the-dark-puppies-cloned.html

[6] Welfare, food stamp recipients could soon be required to get microchipped with RFID tags: http://www.prisonplanet.com/welfare-food-stamp-recipients-could-soon-be-required-to-get-microchipped-with-rfid-tags.html

[7] Hospital patients now being microchipped with “electronic tattoos”: http://www.prisonplanet.com/hospital-patients-now-being-microchipped-with-electronic-tattoos.html

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