Put a tag on your pet and avoid a £500 fine

Natasha Sangherra scans Ruby for a microchip under new legislation which came into effect on Tuesday.
Natasha Sangherra scans Ruby for a microchip under new legislation which came into effect on Tuesday.

Dog owners in South Holland, Bourne and the Deepings are being remined that it is now illegal for their pets not to be microchipped.

A new law in effect from Tuesday means dog owners could face a fine of up to £500 for not microchipping their pets.