North Antrim MP Ian Paisley has had his chips and even though he’s in the doghouse .. he’s more than happy to be there!
Mr. Paisley was helping Dogs Trust, the UK’s largest dog welfare charity, to showcase its chipmydog.org.uk website by manning a mocked up “chip van” which appears to offer free microchips to queues of dogs, and even a few fellow Parliamentarians!
Mr. Paisley said: “I am delighted to support Dogs Trust and help the charity launch its Chip My Dog website. I am supportive of the charity’s microchipping campaign and greatly welcomed the introduction of compulsory microchipping for all dogs in Northern Ireland in 2012. Compulsory microchipping will make it easier to reunite lost dogs with their owners and cut unnecessary kennelling costs for Local Authorities. I urge my dog-owning constituents to get their canine companions microchipped and visit chipmydog.org.uk to find out more about this vital component of dog welfare”.