From the 1 April 2012 all dogs will be required by law to be microchipped which is part of the new dog licensing requirements under the Dogs Amendment Order 2011.
Ballymoney Borough Council in conjunction with Dogs Trust and local veterinary practices are promoting this offer of free microchipping.
Dogs Trust have supplied the free microchips via Ballymoney Council to the local vets.The local vets are prepared in turn to implant these free of charge. The scheme will run until 31 March 2012.
Local vets in our area are as follows:
Riada Veterinary Clinic 2 Queen Street 02827663126
Riverside Veterinary Clinic Unit 16 Acorn Centre 2 Riada Avenue 02827666568
Knockanboy veterinary Clinic 136 Knock Road Dervock 02820741252
All Dog owners need to do is contact their vet to arrange an appointment.
Should anyone require any further information regarding microchipping in general they can contact Karen Mitchell on 028 276 60257.