It is now the law throughout the UK for all dog owners to have their dogs microchipped and their details recorded with a government compliant database. Please click here to view the full list of compliant UK databases.
- ALL dogs in the UK must be microchipped
- Breeders (the owner of the bitch that had the litter) are responsible for microchipping and must be listed as the first keeper on database records
- Puppies must be microchipped by 8 weeks, before they are sold
- Recorded keepers (where the dog resides) must ensure their contact details are kept up-to-date on a government compliant database
More information pertaining to Microchipping of Dogs legislation can be found here.