After 28 years of operation the National Pet Register (NPR) which is owned and run by The Lost Dogs Home in Melbourne is shutting down operations. The microchip database will be handed over to Central Animal Records (also known as CAR). It’s a bitter sweet moment for me as I worked at the National Pet Register for many years building it up and streamlining processes along with some amazing people in particular Management. We wish all staff of the National Pet Register best wishes on their future endeavours.
What does this mean for my pets?
If your pets microchip details were registered on the National Pet Register it will be transferred to Central Animal Records as of April 2017. Rest assured that your pet will still be covered if they happen to get themselves lost.
Who is Central Animal Records (CAR)?
Central Animal Records is the largest microchip registry in Australia. They are in Keysborough Victoria however they cover the whole of Australia.
How do I contact Central Animal Records?
Administration and general enquiries 03 9706 3187
Animal Recovery Service 1800 333 202
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