Starting next year, all foxhound puppies whelped by hunts in England will be microchipped. With more than twenty-five hundred foxhound pups born each year, that will be a daunting task, but hunts want to be ahead of the curve on expected legislation.
Laws aimed at puppy mills are expected to be passed in Great Britain making microchipping compulsory for all puppies born in there. Read more details in Flora Watkins’ article in Horse & Hound.
Posted June 19, 2012