It will allow pet owners to better manage their own details and it will streamline dog and cat management in South Australia saving councils and ratepayers time and money.
Owners of dogs and cats that have been microchipped prior to the 1 July 2018 are responsible for ensuring their microchip information is entered into Dogs and Cats Online.
A Vet or microchip implanter who implants a microchip after 1 July 2018 can enter the microchip information onto Dogs and Cats Online. Dogs and Cats Online will become the official record of microchipping details in SA.
A Vet who desexes a dog or cat after 1 July 2018 can enter the microchip information onto Dogs and Cats Online.