Dog owner campaigns for compulsory microchip scanning to combat dog theft

Dog owner Joanne Rutter wants to change a huge loophole in the microchipping law Joanne’s Labradoodle Hugo was snatched on a walk and now she is calling for vets to scan the microchip of every new animal they see to tackle pet theft. She’s launched a campaign after her four-year-old dog went missing while walking […]

Appeal to help English Bulldog Duchess stolen by puppy farmers

Seven years ago Ruth Kirby’s English Bulldog Holtz was stolen from her yard The 34-year-old from Tottenham in North London had a dog flap and came downstairs one morning to find their Jack Russell Scraps trembling in terror. She went outside and Holtz, then only an 18-month-old puppy, was gone. Ruth believes the dog nappers […]