Does my dog need to be microchipped?
Any dog impounded on a second occasion must be microchipped before its release. Any unregistered dog that has been impounded must be microchipped before its release.
Dogs classified as dangerous or menacing:
- those that have been classified after 1 December 2003 but before 1 July 2006 must have a microchip implanted before 1 September 2006 .
- those classified from 1 July 2006 onwards must be microchipped within two months of being classified.
Where can I have my dog microchipped?
The Cambridge and Kihikihi pounds hold microchipping sessions once a week.
For more information contact our Customer Support team on 0800 924 723.
Most veterinary practitioners are also able to microchip dogs.