2010 Michigan Compiled Laws
REGISTRATION AND IDENTIFICATION OF DOGS (EXCERPT)
Chapter 287 - ANIMAL INDUSTRY
Act 309 of 1939 - REGISTRATION AND IDENTIFICATION OF DOGS (287.301 - 287.308)
Section 287.301 - Dogs; tattooing of serial number; application, fee.
Act 309 of 1939
287.301 Dogs; tattooing of serial number; application, fee.
From and after the first day of January, 1940, any person may have any dog tattooed with a registration number, as hereinafter provided. The owner of any such dog shall apply to the commissioner of agriculture, on blanks furnished by such commissioner, for the registration of any such dog. Upon satisfying the commissioner of agriculture that the applicant is the owner of such dog, the commissioner of agriculture shall assign a specific number (which shall not permit duplication) of the ownership of such dog, such number to be tattooed on and through the ear of the animal and on the inside and through the skin of a rear leg,—such tattooing to be done by such persons as shall be designated by the commissioner of agriculture, and shall be made by the use of permanent tattoo ink, such person so tattooing any dog to receive such fee therefor as shall be designated by the commissioner of agriculture. The application for registration shall be accompanied by a fee of $1.00.
History: 1939, Act 309, Eff. Sept. 29, 1939 ;-- CL 1948, 287.301
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