Outdated microchips could lead to dogs being put down
1 Have your say Dog owners are being urged to ensure their microchip details are up-to-date, or face having their pet put to sleep if they stray.
The charity Dogs Trust has released its annual Stray Dog Survey which showed that 6,667 stray dogs in the central area, which includes the East Midlands, were not claimed by their owners and left in council kennels between 2015 and 2016.
And ten per cent of these face possible destruction because the owners haven’t updated their microchip details.
Overall the number of stray and abandoned dogs in the central area fell by 17 per cent from 18,327 in... read more
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