In NSW, all cats and dogs must be microchipped by the time they are 12 weeks old or before being sold/given away. Failure to do this may result in penalties. Microchips are about the size of a grain of rice and are implanted by a Veterinarian underneath the skin between the shoulders of your pet.
Once implanted, the microchip number is then registered and your details entered online so that your pets microchip number will always be connected to you. It is important to update this information if you move or change your contact number, in case your pet ever gets lost. To find out more about registering your pet with NSW click here. Any of our friendly locations have the ability to place microchips and provide information about how to register your details online.