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The Welsh Government has launched a consultation on proposals to introduce compulsory microchipping for dogs in Wales. Guide Dogs welcomes the consultation but wants to see microchipping introduced without delay.
Attacks on guide dogs by other dogs have more than doubled, according to a new report from The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association. In response to the report, the charity is urging police forces to take these attacks more seriously and calling for the compulsory microchipping of all dogs in England & Walesthe UK.
We are calling on politicians and policy makers to think carefully about the wider social impact of dog welfare and how important dogs are to us as individuals and to our communities.
The Chartered Institute of Building’s President Peter Jacobs and CIOB Chief Executive Chris Blythe are on a two week visit to the USA and Canada to promote chartered membership and develop Institute activity in the region.