Microchips and authorised implanter registration

Microchip legislative requirements in Victoria, Australia, going through the test for veterinarians and experimenting with a custom FDX-B reader.

One of the legislated requirements when adopting a furry little companion into your lives is to have them implanted with a microchip. These are permanent identification devices which provide a means to recover animals that have been lost and found. In Australia, the person installing the microchip needs to be an Authorised Implanter, usually a veterinarian or someone working under their supervision.

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