12 dogs face being put to sleep daily as owners fail to update microchip details



Figures revealed on Tuesday by Dogs Trust show that around 37,000 lost and abandoned dogs were taken into local authority kennels last year.
They also showed that one in eight of them are pets who cannot be returned because outdated microchip information means their owners cannot be traced.
These 4,732 dogs, which equate to 12 per day or one every two hours, risk being destroyed.
The charity found, in an annual survey taken among local authorities across the UK, that 3,463 stray dogs were put to sleep between April 2015 and March 2016, while a further 37,283 remained unclaimed in kennels.... read more

 
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