All dogs require to be microchipped by law. It is quick, simple and painless. It is in addition to having a collar and tag with the owners details on it which is also the law. These measures are designed to help protect dogs by allowing the owners to be quickly identified and contacted should they stray.
Most vets will microchip your dog at minimal cost and the Dogs Trust may carry it out for free.
If you need advice on microchipping or straying dogs, please contact us using the details below.
Clackmannanshire Council in partnership with Stirling Council's Trading Standards service are responsible for the statutory provisions of animal health and welfare legislation with regard to Farm Livestock, Animal Feed and Transportation of Farm Livestock.
For further information please contact Trading Standards.
Our Environmental Health Service primarily deals with dog related issues as well as other domestic animals.
We offer advice and guidance to residents and pet owners and enforce various pieces of animal related legislation. Typical enquiries include:
The Environmental Protection Officers will also provide assistance and advice in regards to other matters relating to a wide range of animals.
If you would like more information on any of these issues, please contact us.
You can report issues with dogs and animals using our online Report It function.
If you have any concerns that animals may be in danger, is being abused or cruelly treated you should contact the Scottish SPCA on 03000 999 999.
For more information you can refer to the Scottish Government's Animal health and welfare web pages.
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