A person who desexes or microchips a dog or cat must provide the Board with the required information within five (5) days of carrying out the procedure. This can be done by:
The mandatory information required by the Board is:
Instructional videos and user guides available at the bottom of the page
Instructions on searching for an animal on Dogs and Cats Online (pdf 115KB)
Procedure form (pdf 133KB)
Request for access to Dogs and Cats Online
From 1 July 2018, registered veterinary surgeons will be able to exempt a dog or cat from microchipping and desexing procedures if satisfied the procedure would:
Penalties may apply to a registered veterinary surgeon who exempts a dog or cat outside of these parameters.
Exemptions can be recorded directly into Dogs and Cats Online in the animal’s record from 1 July 2018.
User guide - Veterinarian registration (pdf 1.8MB)
Associate Myself with Veterinary Clinic
User guide - Associate myself with a Vet Clinic (pdf 3MB)
Request Association to My Clinic
User guide - Request Association to my Clinic (pdf 3.2MB)
Veterinary training session
The video below highlights changes made to DACO for vets, vet practices and microchip implanters in South Australia.
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