Dog owners urged to update microchips as animal charity reveals heartbreaking predicament of strays
AN animal welfare charity has revealed that up to 4% of stray and abandoned dogs in Scotland face being put down.
Dogs Trust is urging owners in Scotland to ensure they keep the details on their pet's microchip up-to-date as there are currently 1,843 "unclaimed" dogs - 243 of which face the possibility of being put to sleep.
The charity has released results from its annual Stray Dog Survey which found that last year, 60 unclaimed dogs were put to sleep in Scotland.
It is hoped the figures will remind owners to get their dogs microchipped to avoid the unnecessary heartbreak of not... read more
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