Freedom of information response

Microchipping of Dogs

Publication date: 
Wednesday 1 February 2017
Request: 

On 6 April 2016 it became compulsory for owners and keepers to ensure that their dog(s) is/are microchipped. I would like to request the following information:

1. How many owners/keepers have been served with a notice requiring them to have their dog(s) microchipped within 21 days?

2. How many owners/keepers have been charged with an offence for failing to comply with a notice requiring them to have their dog(s) microchipped within 21 days?

3. How many owners/keepers have been convicted for failing to comply with the regulation or failing to comply with a notice served under the legislation

Response: 

Please see attached.

Request reference:
FOI 6462