Not only is it law, it can help reunite you with your furry family. Dogs are often considered to be a best friend for many people. However, it is important to remember that owning a dog comes with certain responsibilities. One of these crucial responsibilities is obtaining a dog license and microchip.
Dog licensing is the process of registering your dog with Maui County for identification purposes and makes you the legal owner of your dog. The process involves providing your pet’s details such as name, breed, age and owner’s contact information. Dog licensing ensures that dogs are properly identified and can help locate dogs in the event that they become lost or involved in incidents such as biting or attacking other animals or people. It also is used in court as a way of showing legal ownership of your pet.
Here are the reasons why dog licensing is important:
Questions should be directed to Lānaʻi Dog Warden Jason Fabrao at Jason.Fabrao@mpd.net.
What other pets can be microchipped? Cats and rabbits may also be microchipped and it’s highly recommended.