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Compulsory microchips for dogs

The Government will today announce new measures to tackle irresponsible dog ownership, including new regulations requiring all dogs to be microchipped in England by 2016.

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New laws 'will make a difference' to dangerous dogs

Clarissa Baldwin from the Dogs Trust spoke to ITV Daybreak about new Government measures to tackle irresponsible dog ownership.

She said the proposals will make a huge difference, especially with regard to dangerous dogs, putting a greater sense of responsibility on dog owners.

Under the plans, the introduction of compulsory microchipping for all dogs in England will be introduced along with extending the Dangerous Dogs act to private property.

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