Cat and dog owners to face new advertising and registration regulations from July 1

Tanya Marschke
By Tanya Marschke
June 22 2019 - 11:00pm
REGISTRATION CHANGES: Canobolas Family Pet Hospital vet Lisa Brisbane, with a stray female dog, is hopeful new changes will reduce the number of animals ending up in shelters. Photo: JUDE KEOGH

Animal owners who want to sell or give away pets from July 1 will have to produce the animal's microchip number on any advertising.


Tanya Marschke

Tanya Marschke


I am based at Orange and cover a wide range of subjects as well as the weekly business column. I've worked consistently in the the media industry since 2006 including the past seven years at the Central Western Daily. Before moving to Orange, I worked as a journalist at weekly newspapers the Beaudesert Times and the Gold Coast Sun in Queensland, as well as the Scone Advocate in the Hunter Valley. I started my career at the Ridge News in Lightning Ridge while I completed my journalism studies remotely at Charles Sturt University in Bathurst.

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