You must make sure your dog is fitted with a microchip by the time it’s 8 weeks old. If buying a puppy, you should ask for proof a microchip has been fitted, as breeders need to ensure this before they are sold.
You can ask to see any of the following as proof:
You must make sure the microchip details are updated once you have bought the dog. You are responsible for keeping your dog’s microchip information up to date, for example if you move house.
Our animal wardens can microchip your dog for free. To book a visit from a warden, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.