Pet Theft Reform update from Debbie Matthews of Vets Get Scanning and SAMPA

Absolutely delighted to see the Animal Welfare (Sentencing) Bill pass the Lords Committee Stage. All reunited stolen dogs have suffered greatly by their theft and some by their incarceration in puppy breeding establishments, we hope this will make dog thieves think about the way they treat stolen pets and that the courts take into account not […]

Iain Duncan Smith MP on LBC

Earlier today, Iain Duncan Smith MP shared his views on tougher sentences for pet theft with Nick Ferrari on LBC. You can listen to part of his interview here: Talking to @NickFerrariLBC earlier today.2020 has seen an increase in dog thefts of 250% in some areas, and a 168% rise in searches for puppies for […]

FernsLaw Update

MICROCHIPS: Government Consultation on dog and cat Microchipping and Scanning: Responses should be received by 17 February 2021. DEFRA: We are launching this consultation to seek your views on proposals to make cat microchipping a compulsory requirement of cat ownership in England. We are also taking this opportunity to consult on the compulsory scanning of […]