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Darcy the Pug examining a dog microchip. New laws to ensure all dogs are microchipped will improve animal welfare and may help cut the number of strays./Picture by: Geoff Caddick / PA Wire/Press Association Images.

North East pet owners must microchip dogs by April

The microchipping of pet dogs will be compulsory since April 6. All dogs, older than eight weeks, must be chipped and registered at the UK Pet Microchipping Registration and Database. Microchipping is done by a veterinarian and it lasts only few seconds. The vet implants a little chip under the […]