British Government Announces Mandatory Microchipping

KIERAN DOHERTY / REUTERS
KIERAN DOHERTY / REUTERS

The British government made a significant move recently that will will affect all dog owners.

In an effort to reduce the number of abandoned dogs and place responsibility on owners, all dogs are to be implanted with a microchip by 2016.  Failure to do so can result in a fine up to $800.

Read full article here.

Do you think Ontario would benefit from such a law?

Read the Ontario SPCA  fact sheet on Microchips.

Feb 14, 2013
by Laura
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