Online pet supply retailer, MedicAnimal, has today announced that in line with the April 6 deadline, it will be microchipping all UK staff alongside their pets.
The move, which will affect MedicAnimal’s staff across the UK, is being taken in a show of solidarity with dogs owned by customers across the country.
Andrew Bucher, Chief Veterinary Officer at MedicAnimal, said: “Britain has long been touted as a nation of animal lovers, and MedicAnimal has decided to go the extra mile in proving our dedication to our customers by having all our staff microchipped.
“With our survey data showing that 98 percent of dog owners think of their pet as a member of the family, it made perfect sense to extend the new Government rules on microchipping effective from April 6: our research really highlighted the extent to which humans depend on their pets to give them confidence in their relationships, and we hope that our microchipping will be a bonding moment.
“Any productivity boosts that come as a result of being able to constantly track and measure our staff are an added bonus.”
This story was posted on April 1.