The short answer is YES,
your dog does need a dog tag! – It is a legal requirement for all dogs to wear a collar and tag with their owner’s name and address when in a public place. You must always ensure that your dog has a collar and dog tag.
But my dog is microchipped?
Although Microchipping has been a legal requirement for some time now, the law will not replace current requirements for dogs to wear a collar & dog tag at all times when in a public place. The dog tag needs to have their owner’s name and address. and dog tag.