No dangerous dog may be imported into Gibraltar, or, after the relevant date, kept in Gibraltar. These provisions were initially enforced by the Dangerous Dogs Act which was repealed by the Crimes Act [2011-23]and incorporated in same Act under Part 25 [see enactments below] s. 85 of the Crimes Act [2011-23]
It is a requirement from the Government of Gibraltar that all dogs have a licence.
The reason why dogs need a licence is to keep tabs on who has the rabies vaccine as we are in so close proximity to Morocco.All dogs kept in Gibraltar require a microchip implanted according to EU Law.
All dogs kept in Gibraltar require a microchip implanted according to EU Law.
There is a fee of £20 for implanting the chip.
Before you make an appointment for the chip to be implanted, you must present the following documents to the Gibraltar Veterinary Clinic:
Importation of Pet Animals & non-pet animals
The Animals and Birds Rules 2004 implemented EC Regulation 998/2003 which controls the animal health requirements for the non-commercial movement of pet animals between Member States or their entry or re-entry into the territory of the community from a third country.