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Dog microchipping

The Microchipping of Dogs (England) Regulations 2015, made under section 12 of The Animal Welfare Act 2006, came into effect on 24th February 2015. However, although some of the provisions of the act came into effect in February 2015 the requirement for all dogs over the age of 8 weeks in England to be fitted with a microchip came into effect on 6 April 2016.  View full details on dog microchipping.

Last updated Friday, 22nd December 2017

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