Saturday, April 21, 2012
Millions of dog owners will have to pay for their pets to be fitted with a microchip, under plans set to be announced next week.
Ministers are expected to say that every newborn puppy should be fitted with a device giving details of who they belong to.
The information will reportedly be stored on a central database which can be accessed by police and the RSPCA .
The government believes the proposals will make it easier to trace and prosecute owners of violent dogs.
This article was posted: Saturday, April 21, 2012 at 10:43 am