DOG LAW OF 1919 (EXCERPT)
Act 339 of 1919
287.274a Issuance of dog license; information to be provided to dog owner; definitions.
(1) When issuing a dog license pursuant to section 14, a county treasurer, city clerk, city treasurer, township treasurer, or the authorized agent of a city or township treasurer, including, but not limited to, a licensed veterinarian, an animal control shelter, or an animal protection shelter, shall also provide information to the dog owner regarding both of the following:
(a) The availability of microchip implantation and registration for dogs by a licensed veterinarian, an animal control shelter, or an animal protection shelter.
(b) The availability of a statewide tattoo identification registry for dogs maintained by the state department of agriculture.
(2) As used in this section, "animal control shelter" and "animal protection shelter" mean those terms as defined in section 1 of 1969 PA 287, MCL 287.331, and are facilities registered with the state department of agriculture pursuant to section 6 of 1969 PA 287, MCL 287.336.
History: Add. 2006, Act 551, Eff. Mar. 30, 2007
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