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FAQ - Membership Types

It is not for a membership for a dog, but for the person who owns the dog.  It is not called a breeding licence

What are the different membership types?

  • Ordinary – Single member over the age of 18 years old.
  • Dual/Joint – Two members over 18 years of age residing at the same address
  • Concession– Single member with a government issued concesion card
  • Joint Concession– Two members at the same address with a government issued concession card
  • Secondary – Single member living at the same address as an Ordinary member. No magazine issued.
  • Junior – Member aged between 7-18 years of age, and must be attached to a parent/guardian membership
  • Companion – Member only for use of facilities and not a full membership. Cannot breed, show or trial with this membership. Includes ONE free transfer of a Limited Register pedigree.

What are the benefits of membership?

  • Discounted council registration of your dog
  • Member discounts on many dog-related and other products and services
  • Subscription to Dogs Victoria Magazine, our monthly glossy publication that keeps you informed about canine issues in Victoria
  • Breeder Education - prefix accreditation program (open book exam)
  • Access to the Laurie Luxmoore library where you can find out all you want on dogs from Dogs Victoria's extensive collection of books and videos
  • Research facilities (providing information on pedigrees, etc.)
  • Participation in Dogs Victoria events such as dog showsobedience and other trials
  • Helping us to maintain the Canine Health Research Foundation
  • Facilities at KCC Park and Bulla
  • Dogs Victoria is YOUR government lobbyist (defending and fighting for the rights of dog owners)

To become a member of Dogs Victoria simply complete the Application for New Membership and submit to Dogs Victoria along with a photocopy of photo ID.  Applications can be posted, faxed or scanned/emailed.