Dog registration in Spain

by Rob Siddall
(San Pedro de Alcantara)

I have 2 small adopted Bjon type dogs which are chipped, have passports and are fully vaccinated. I am now told that we are supposed to register them. Can you please tell me how and where this is done. I live in San Pedro, Marbella.

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Aug 23, 2013
not at the vet
by: Nazli - Pointer Estepona

The registration has to be done at the townhall not at the vets. Vets register microchips onto RAIA - which proves animal details and ownership. The official registration in the municipality is to inscribe the animal in the city. The procedure mentioned above is correct.

Jun 22, 2012
dog registration
by: Vincent

A few weeks ago, I went through the process myself. You will need to Xerox your vaccination book, particularly those pages relative to the latest shots. Also you need a copy of the chip certificate which shows that you are the owner of the dog, and a copy of your passport /NIE. With the originals & copies, present yourself at the town hall, fill in a form, and your dog is now a legal Marbella resident. This probably implies that starting in 2013 all registered dog owners will be charged a municipal fee.

Jun 18, 2012
registering dogs in Marbella
by: Katlin

Normally, you can go to vet and they'll do it for you. For instance Pointers in Nueva Andalucia.

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