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Government and industry

Dogs and Cats Online brings together South Australia’s 68 local councils, veterinary industry users, microchip implanters, the RSPCA SA, Animal Welfare League SA, assistance dog organisations, Greyhound Racing SA and breeders.

Why use Dogs and Cats Online?

Dogs and Cats Online brings microchip registration, council registration and breeder registration together one place. It is the primary database councils, the RSPCA SA, AWL SA and veterinary practices use for identifying wandering dogs and cats (by microchip data) to reunite them with their owners.

  • Dogs and Cats Online is free, quick and easy to access and use;
  • It costs nothing to add a microchip record or transfer a microchip record to a new owner;
  • Owner details are regularly checked and updated via the annual registration process;
  • Owners have free, 24/7 access so information can be updated as soon as possible;
  • Vets can immediately update the animal records with microchip and desexing information or exemptions (no paper certificates required);
  • Microchip records can be linked to breeders, providing a historic link to where dogs and cats have come from;
  • Owners able to easily meet their legal obligations;
  • It is safe and secure, and does not store credit card or concession card information.

Animal Welfare League SA and RSPCA SA

The Animal Welfare League SA and RSPCA SA use Dogs and Cats Online to record desexing procedures and microchip data for the dogs and cats they rehome, as well as update found dog and cat records to ‘sheltered’ to indicate their whereabouts.

Assistance dog organisations

Assistance dog organisations record and manage assistance dog accreditation in Dogs and Cats Online. This includes training accreditation, retirements and annual council registration for clients.

Local government

Dogs and Cats Online is the system South Australian councils use for managing dog and cat registration, dog attack/harass incidents (including control orders) and locating the owners of pets found wandering at large.

Microchip implanters

South Australian microchip implanters record microchip data directly into Dogs and Cats Online to simplify the registration process for dog and cat owners. It is free, quick and easy to use.

Veterinarians

South Australian veterinarian practices can record desexing procedures and microchip data into Dogs and Cats Online to simplify the registration process for dog and cat owners.