Weather Updates
Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Tracking and Track & Search Rule Reviews

Wednesday, 11 October 2017

For anyone involved or interested all individual member body submissions plus combined documents for proposed changes to Tracking and Track & Search Rules are now available on the ANKC website at

The Victorian Obedience Tracking & Endurance Committee will be arranging meetings to discuss the submissions with both judges and interested members shortly and advise all ASAP.

State Retrieving Trial Championshp

Thursday, 5 October 2017

The State Retrieving Trial Championshp will be held near Molesworth (15km east of Yea) on 7th and 8th of October.

For spectators wishing to attend the event, cross the bridge at Molesworth and turn left into Dropmore Road. Travel 3.5k and turn left into Fullertons Road. Travel 5k to the trial site. Please note that the last section of Fullertons Road is a narrow and winding and drivers should take particular care.

ANKC accredited Endurance Test trials in Victoria – Notice to members.

Monday, 18 September 2017

Dogs Victoria is aware that under the Victorian Road Safety Rules 2017 (Part 18 - Miscellaneous Road Rules), it is prohibited to lead an animal by the driver of a motor vehicle or rider of a bicycle (and includes tethering of an animal to a motor vehicle or bicycle).  This has implications for the ANKC accredited Endurance Test.  

Dogs Victoria is aware of this issue and OTEC will address the issue at its next meeting and then discuss this at national level, but current plans are for ET trials to continue in 2018.  

Dogs Victoria will keep members advised of further developments on this issue.​​

Request for Expressions of Interest to Conduct CACIB Shows

Friday, 15 September 2017

As a result of discussions at the May 2017 ANKC Special Board meeting and in accordance with the signed FCI Agreement found here, ANKC Ltd has committed to organising from 1 January 2018 a minimum of two (2) all breed international CACIB shows, sanctioned by the FCI using FCI breed standards.

The Board is currently finalising ANKC Ltd regulations pertaining to FCI/CACIB Shows.

Expressions of Interest are therefore sought to conduct one CACIB Show by no later than COB Thursday 28 September 2017.
Please ensure submissions include full details of the proposed show in terms of name of club, date, location, etc.

All expressions of interest together with the draft FCI/CACIB Show regulations will be submitted to the October 2017 Board meeting for discussion and approval.

Notices to Lure Coursing Community

Friday, 25 August 2017

To Dogs Victoria Members
For Expressions of Interest to nominate for Lure Coursing Sub-Committee - click here

To Affiliated Clubs
Intention to offer Lure Coursing Events in 2018 - click here

Working with Children Checks - New Rules

Thursday, 10 August 2017

Please click here regarding the new rules which have come into effect this month and how they apply to Dogs Victoria sanctioned events.

ANKC - 2017 Inductees to the Retrieving & Field Trial Hall of Fame

Wednesday, 26 July 2017

See attached notice here for full details   

Juvenile Laryngeal Paralysis Polyneuropathy (JLPP)

Friday, 7 July 2017

The National Rottweiler Council (Australia) - NRC(A) - would like to advise the International Federation of Rottweiler Friends (IFR) of the following:-

As from the 1st July, 2017 it will be mandatory that all Rottweilers prior to being used for breeding in Australia be tested for JLPP (Juvenile Laryngeal Paralysis Polyneuropathy) and that all NRC(A) State Member Clubs and their members will now be following this ruling.

The NRC(A) Executive and Member clubs would hope that the ANKC would also implement this into the ANKC scheme so that all Rottweiler Breeders in Australia will be under the same rule.

Please find attached a copy of the NRC(A) JLLPP Scheme here

Purebred Dogs Website

Wednesday, 31 May 2017

Members will note that Dogs Victoria’s ‘Amend the Bill’ website is currently on hold as it is being updated with new content to reflect the changes in our campaign and to support our ongoing promotion of purebred dogs. The new site will still maintain our central message of ‘keeping puppies in the home’ but we also need to prepare for the outcome of consultations with the Government over the amended Bill. We understand the urgency in getting the new site up ASAP, so stay tuned for further updates.

Applicable Organisation Status

Tuesday, 30 May 2017

Dogs Victoria has had its Applicable Organisation status renewed for two years.

At a meeting with Minister Pulford this morning we were officially notified our AO status will continue until 31st May 2019.

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