Please click the tab that most closely matches your situation.

Transfer my new pet to my name

Your adopted pet may already be registered in PetLink. Enter your pet’s microchip number in the box below to get started

*Enter your email address to see if you have an existing PetLink account

Please be advised PetLink requires proof of ownership that you are the rightful owner of this animal. ANY AND ALL DOCUMENTATION MUST BE IN THE NEW OWNER’S NAME – we cannot accept anything handwritten or in the previous owners name.

Transfer my pet to a new owner

To transfer your registered pet to a new owner electronically, please follow these instructions:

  • Login to your account (input your e-mail address and password)
  • Select the pet who is to be transferred to the new owner
  • Click on “ Transfer Ownership”
  • Input the new owner’s e-mail address and click “OK”
  • PetLink will e-mail the new owner and ask for confirmation
  • PetLink will request a transfer fee of $24.99 from the new owner. Once paid, the transfer will be confirmed and completed.

You will receive a confirmation email from PetLink once we receive an acceptance from the new owner and the transfer is complete. Please ensure the new owner’s spam filter allows emails from PetLink. From then on, you will no longer receive any communications from PetLink regarding this pet. For assistance, please email us at

I am an animal professional and I need to transfer a pet to my organization

You will need to download and complete the Animal Professional Pet Transfer Form accompanied by any one of the following:

A copy of the owner surrender agreement

A copy of the intake form

A copy of the pet’s rabies certificate/license

Vet records or bills in the organization’s name

Once you have all the proper documentation needed to complete the pet transfer, please return the form to or mail to the following address:

C/O: Datamars
345 West Cummings Park
Woburn, MA 01801