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Monday, 23 April 2012

Wandswoth Council welcomes new microchipping proposals

Wandsworth Council has welcomed new proposals that could require all dog owners to have their pets microchipped.

The Government has today announced plans to consult on new legislation that would make microchipping of dogs compulsory for all owners.

Since January 2009 Wandsworth Council has insisted that all residents living on its housing estates have their dogs microchipped.

As a result of this rule, 2,270 dogs whose owners live on local housing estates have been chipped and registered.

In addition to this, the council has also chipped and registered a further 2,000 dogs on a voluntary basis from other residents.
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