Oh and dog owners will have to get doggie insurance!
Big brother Britian gets bigger bit by bit
This is yet more surveillance and continuous data-grabbing by government who want to have as much information on us as it can possibly have," said Dylan Sharpe, a campaigner with privacy rights group Big Brother Watch. Opposition lawmaker Nick Herbert said the proposal risked "penalizing millions of law-abiding dog owners with the blunt instrument of a ."
The British government is calling this a deterrent?
"Home Office Secretary Alan Johnson said there was "no doubt that some people breed and keep dogs for the sole purpose of intimidating others.""It is this sort of behavior that we will not tolerate; it is this sort of behavior that we are determined to stop," he said"
And chipping the dog is going to stop this, how?
It get's better-
" In a local version of the program already in place in south London, public housing tenants who refuse to chip their dogs are in violation of their rental agreement — something that could lead to them being evicted."
So, don't chip the pooch and get the boot! Great.