Dogs that need to be microchipped are:
All dogs first registered from 1 July 2006 (except stock working farm dogs, which are exempt). These dogs will mainly be puppies when they are first registered at three months of age.
All dogs classified as dangerous or menacing, since 1 December 2003 (dogs classified as dangerous before 1 December 2003 will not have to be microchipped).
Unregistered dogs that are impounded and released.
Registered dogs that are impounded for a second time and released.
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