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BVA renews call for compulsory microchipping

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THE BVA has renewed its call for the microchipping of all dogs to be made compulsory.

The call follows recent reports from the Dogs Trust and Guide Dogs, which suggest that a change in legislation to introduce compulsory microchipping could bring huge benefits to the country's canine population.

According to a survey conducted by the Dogs Trust, the number of stray dogs picked up by local authorities in the past 12 months is the highest in 11 years. This year, 126,176 stray …

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