All dogs shall be implanted with an identifying microchip. The Owner shall provide the microchip number to Animal Services at the time of implantation or licensing and shall register the microchip with the manufacturer of the microchip and/or designated registry. Any change of ownership of the Dog or any change in the Owner’s contact information shall be noticed to the manufacturer and/or designated registry, and Animal Services within 30 days of the change.
All Dogs Impounded in the County’s Animal Shelter shall be implanted with an identifying Microchip prior to adoption or Owner redemption, at the Owner’s expense. The Owner is required to provide the Microchip number to Animal Services and the national registry who provided the chip. Any change of Ownership of the Dog or any change in the Owner's contact information shall be noticed to the national registry and Animal Services within 30 days of the change of Ownership.