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Microchip wearing promotion business

Last update date April 2, 2020

Microchip wearing promotion business

We assist some microchip wearing expenses of dog/cat to return to owner early when we keep, and dog/cat has been lost.

Purpose of this business

It is intended what the spread about taking measures of owner clear statement enlightens and that we improve return rate and return rate of the accommodation animal in normal in early stage from animal relief center to protect roam animal at the time of disaster occurrence, and to accommodate by promoting wearing of microchip to citizen's dog to raise and cat based on purpose of the regulations (March 5, 2006 regulations No. 17) about protection of law (1973 law No. 105) about protection of animal and management and Yokohama-shi animal and management.

Summary of this business

About microchip wearing surgical operation one case of dog/cat which Yokohama citizen breeds in the city, we assist 1,500 yen (the upper limit).
In addition, the total number of target animals assumes around 800 of them (head count that we estimated as amount of upper limit 1,500 yen per one).
(1) Eligible people Yokohama citizen
(2) Dog/cat which target animal Yokohama citizen breeds in the city
        We put on microchip at registration animal hospital after April 1, 2020 and finished registration to AIPO.
        In addition, it becomes condition to finish registration based on rabies prophylaxis and rabies vaccination in the case of dog.
(3) Per one supporting amount of money 1,500 yen (forehead which paid when but surgical operation expense was less than 1,500 yen)
(4) We bring or mail to application method Yokohama-shi animal protection center
(5) From reception desk period May 7, 2020 March 5, 2021 (in the case of mail, effective postmark of March 5, 2021)
(6) By about 3-4 or back issue, we pay in account of applicant after making precaution application.
       As it may take around one month for registration to AIPO, please attach early
       (please be careful about wearing just before the deadline in particular)
       As it becomes the end even if it is application period as soon as it reaches budget, forgive.

With microchip

It is 1 2mm in diameter, cylindrical electronic mark appliance of around 8-12mm in length.
  The inside consists of IC, condenser, electrode coils, and the outside is covered with life conformity glass.
15 digits of only numbers are recorded in the world, and each 2 tips can read in exclusive leaders (reading device).
It is used in security of 3 animals as certain individual identification (birth and parentage proof) widely all over the world including Europe and America.
  In late years users increase mainly on dog and cat in Japan.
It is useful for theft of animal and prevention of lost child to state owner clearly to 4 pets, lost child animal of owner become easy to be restored.
  In addition, of abandonment and escape animal by improvement of consciousness of owner lead to preventing.

Homepage (the outside site) of Ministry of the Environment about microchip


AIPO is abbreviation of Animal ID Promotion Organization (the animal ID spread promotion meeting).
It is organization performing the spread promotion and data management of animal individual identification such as dog or cat with microchip.

Homepage (external link) of Ministry of the Environment about AIPO (the outside site)

Inquiry to this page

Health and Social Welfare Bureau health security department animal protection center

Telephone: 045-471-2111

Telephone: 045-471-2111

Fax: 045-471-2133

E-Mail address [email protected]

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