Mandatory pet registration to protect animal welfare: council

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2016/02/04
By: Yang Shu-min and Lee Hsin-Yin

Taipei, Feb. 4 (CNA) Pet business operators could be obligated to 201602040019t0001register the pets they handle by the end of June once related regulation is amended, the Council of Agriculture said Thursday in a move to highlight responsible pet ownership.

Besides having their pets microchipped, business operators might have to register their animals online — including their appearance, age and breed — as well as provide information about their owners, the council said.

The current regulation only stipulates that dogs that are around six months old should be chipped.     [FULL  STORY]

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