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Create a single national Defra microchip database

Submitted by Will Bennett on Wednesday 8th July 2020

Published on Friday 16th October 2020

Current status: Closed

Closed: Friday 16th April 2021

Signatures: 169

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Petition Action

Create a single national Defra microchip database

Petition Details

Currently, there are 12 separate, DEFRA approved microchip databases in which owners can register their pet's microchip to, we urgently need the government to bring together these databases into a single one that holds the microchip details of all pets.

Additional Information

This would make it much easier for vets, rescue centres & dog wardens to gain the relevant information and would cause less confusion for pet owners. In addition to this, it really could mean the difference between a pet being reunited or rehomed and could save the relevant organisations valuable time in reuniting pets with their owners.


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