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Register your dogs

Ana Madigibuli
Sunday, January 27, 2013

MORE than 230 dogs have already been registered under the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals for this month alone and dog owners are still being urged to register their dogs this year.

SPCA public relations officer Irava Raki said registrations of dogs in the country were slow for this month and they hoped it would pick up next month.

Ms Raki said it was important that all dogs — six months and over — were provided with a license under the Dogs Act for this year.

"A dog owner can get a license for $13.50 at SPCA and the license is valid for the whole year," Ms Raki said.

"The license needs to be renewed around January, so dog owners need to come in and renew their dog license.

"Not a lot of people are coming in to register their dogs and get them licensed so we need to create a lot of awareness on this."

She said they needed the media to get the message across.

"Dog owners are not required to bring their dogs to SPCA, they are just required to fill out a form and pay their license fee," she said.





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