New microchipping law for dogs in England

As we are a nation of dog lovers, we thought highlighting the new microchipping law that came into effect at the beginning of this month in England would be a useful addition to our news pages.

  • New regulations from April 2016
  • Download the Kennel Club's Dog Law guide

New microchipping law for dogs in EnglandThe Microchipping of Dogs (England) Regulations 2015 came into effect on 6th April 2016 in England and are shortly to be followed by legislation in Wales and Scotland (Northern Ireland have had compulsory microchipping since 2011).

Here is the Kennel Club guide on ‘Dog Law’ which we thought would be useful to highlight to our readers: although we cannot say we are experts in this area!

The Kennel Club Guide to Dog Law



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