What are dog registration papers important

Registration of dogs - pet database and chip requirement

All dogs kept in Germany must marked and registered become. There is one for all dogs kept in Austria Obligation to mark with a microchip and to register in the nationwide pet database for dogsmade available by the Federal Ministry for Social Affairs, Health, Care and Consumer Protection. The chip is used by the veterinarian at the expense of the dog owner. The deadline for marking up to 12 weeks of age only applies to puppies, the other dogs are to be reported within one month after marking, entry or acceptance, but in any case before they are passed on for the first time.

The registration and administration of the markings and any other data that are important for keeping the animals are also regulated by federal law.

Information on the registration of breeding cats - pet database and chip requirement can also be found on oesterreich.gv.at.

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Registration is mandatory. Please check the pet database to see if your dog is already registered. You can also register yourself online using an activated citizen card.

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Last updated: April 27, 2020

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