Sale of Puppies and Kittens

Part of Backbench Business – in the House of Commons at 1:12 pm on 4th September 2014.

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Photo of Albert Owen Albert Owen Labour, Ynys Môn 1:12 pm, 4th September 2014

The right hon. Gentleman is making an important point about chipping. Of course, the more dogs that are chipped and the more veterinary surgeries that do it, the more people will get it done and the cheaper it will be. Cost and the economies of scale is an issue for some people. Traceability is very important and having licensed puppy farms would enable a trace right back to the source.