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If you own a dog then you must have a licence for the dog, you must also have your dog microchipped.

You must be over 16 years to purchase a dog licence. You can purchase an annual or lifetime licence for your dog at your Post Office or online at

You can purchase a general dog licence (which covers a number of dogs) from your local authority.

Read more on Dog Control.

See below the instructions for how to buy a dog licence in your county: