Dog micro-chipping to become compulsory

All dogs in England will have to be micro-chipped from 2016.

The new rules will help missing dogs be reunited with their owners, but will it help crack down on dog owners who are irresponsible?

Ronke Phillips reports.

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All dogs to be microchipped

The Government has announced plans for compulsory microchipping of dogs, with owners being given three years to comply.