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Councils, refuse collectors must scan & identify any recovered deceased dogs.

Submitted by Sue Williams & Dawn Ashley on Monday 2nd November 2020

Published on Wednesday 11th November 2020

Current status: Open

Open until: Tuesday 11th May 2021

Current Signatures: 675
(count is updated approximately hourly)

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2 HOURS ~ Council ~ ROADS ~ Scan

Petition Action

Councils, refuse collectors must scan & identify any recovered deceased dogs.

Petition Details

All public authorities, including councils, railway workers and waste collectors, should be required to scan all recovered deceased dogs for a microchip and seek to reunite them with their owners.

Additional Information

All recovered deceased dogs found on roads, highways, pathways and train lines must be scanned for a microchip & any registered keeper contacted the same day.

Photos should be taken of the deceased animal and any identification must be kept together with the photo and logged in a recovery book along with a description of the animal. This information should be accessible within 2 hours of the animal’s recovery.
The deceased animal must be kept for at least 7 days before disposal.


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