Project information

Microchipping Matters

Our charity rescues dogs from the horrific meat trade and we have a wonderful partner shelter in China near Beijing.Our plan is to microchip not us all our dogs and cats but offer this service at a low cost to rescues and dog owners. We also offer free microchipping in London for those in need.

November 2016 - November 2017

Charity information: World Protection For Dogs And Cats In The Meat Trade

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  • Need

    Need

    When a truck full of dogs bound for slaughter is stopped on the highway,activists need to prove at least some our stolen pets. Large shelters also need a way to identify the different animals and their needs.

    Solution

    Our rescuers can be equipped with readers and also work to train local shelters to microchip their dogs.We have built a cost effective database for pet owners as well.

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    Microchip all the dogs and cats in our rescue shelter


    Activities

    » train our team to microchip
    » purchase readers and chips
    » chip all the dogs and cats in the shelter and enter onto our database

    What success will look like

    photographic evidence.being able to re home them more easily, matching chip registration with vaccination registration.


    Aim 2

    facilitate chipping of dogs in neighbouring shelters


    Activities

    » Train our shelter manager
    » offer outreach programmes

    What success will look like

    social media evidence - other rescuers carrying readers on rescues


    Aim 3

    run low cost/free microchipping events


    Activities

    » organise events where dog owners can come to chip and register their pets

    What success will look like

    public events both at home and overseas


  • Impact

    Impact

    We will have helped save the lives of up to 1000 dogs by the end of the year.

    Risk

    Language issues
    We have Chinese volunteers and a team of devoted activists wanting to learn knew skills and change
    Funding our project
    We have found a supplier who can offer us low cost quality equipment

    Reporting

    By newsletter-social media-open day at our london office-

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £6,500

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      Amount Heading Description
      £3,000 equipment purchase of 1000 microchips and 5 readers
      £2,000 training travel to shelters to train them and holding public event open days
      £500 publicity publicising the event/ project
      £1,000 database web experts to build and run database

    Current Funding / Pledges

    Source Amount
    equipment supplier £2,100 Guaranteed
  • Background

    Location

    China
    and we will offer some local assistance in London

    Beneficiaries

    our shelter-neighbouring shelters
    dog owners in China
    dog owners in London

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    Read more about the Charity running this project.

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