Registering a dog
Dogs must be registered at the police station in Le Châble or Verbier. You need the following documents :
You will receive a receipt when all necessary documentation has been received and the annual tax paid.
Since 2006 a dozen races and cross-breeds are forbidden in Valais :
All dog owners need civil responsability insurance and present the certificate to the municipal authority when paying the annual tax. All dogs over 6 months old must have an electronic chip inserted and have a passport for travel abroad.
The dog tax is 120 CHF per year. It must be paid by the 31st of March of the year.
All dogs must be presented to the municipality for certificate checks and updates.
Exemption certificates cost 20 CHF. For a partial exemption, the course certificate must be sent to the municipality by the course leader (the certificate is valid for 1 year and allows exemption for the following year)