Councils, veterinarians, microchip implanters, RSPCA and Animal Welfare League can record and access certain information in Dogs and Cats Online, and help return lost pets with registered microchips.
Dog and cat owners have 24/7 access to Dogs and Cats Online and can:
Dogs and Cats Online is a collection of unique animal records linked to unique owner accounts.
When you first register in Dogs and Cats Online, you create an ‘owner account’. Adding an email address allows you to log into your owner account and self-manage your details. Your dog and cat records are linked to your owner account. You can register new dogs and cats to your owner account as you welcome new pets into your home. Your username will always be your email address. If you forget your password, you can easily reset it. Councils can register dogs and cats for owners who don’t have an email address or internet access.
The following information is recorded on your owner account:
Dog and cat records contain the following information:
Owners are sent annual notices to renew their Council registration or confirm their details are correct. Checking your details annually ensures that all dogs and cats have the best chance of being returned quickly if they are found wandering.
In addition to Dogs and Cats Online, owners may choose to register their dog or cat’s microchip on a private microchip registry. These registries are not associated with Dogs and Cats Online.
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