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Saturday, September 25, 2021


Big Day Out for Dogs 2021

Monday, 30 August 2021

After careful consideration, the Dogs Victoria management committee have made the difficult decision to cancel the Big Day Out for Dogs event that was to be held in December 2021 due to covid-19 and consequent restrictions. 

Caring for Brachycephalic Dog Breeds

Thursday, 26 August 2021

Brachycephalic dogs belong to those breeds that have generally wider, shortened heads and in particular, they have a foreshortened muzzle.
Some symptoms of BOAS are obvious and will be worse when the dog experiences stress such as exercise and warm weather conditions.

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Hypoallergenic Dogs

Thursday, 19 August 2021

As spring time is now approaching, it is important to understand the ways to minimise pet allergies.

Pet allergy is an allergic reaction to proteins found in an animal’s skin cells (dander), saliva or urine. Pet fur also traps mould, pollen, and other outdoor allergens

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Looking After Animals & Pets During Lockdown

Tuesday, 17 August 2021

Click here for answers to frequently asked questions about taking care of your animals or pets during lockdown. 

The Royal Melbourne Show 2021 Cancelled

Wednesday, 28 July 2021

The 2021 Royal Melbourne Show has been cancelled due to the ongoing uncertainty and risk associated with the Covid-19 outbreaks.

The 2021 Royal Melbourne Show was scheduled to be held over 11 days from Thursday 23 September to Sunday 3 October at Melbourne Showgrounds.

For more information, please visit the Royal Melbourne Show website here.

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Notice to Members – Victoria’s Roadmap: Delivering the National Plan

The Premier Daniel Andrews announced on Sunday 19 September 2021, Victoria’s new roadmap to deliver the National Plan which sets us on a hopeful path to re-opening Victoria while also preserving our health system and ensuring Victorians can still get the healthcare they need, when they need it most.

The Victorian State Government is no longer aiming for Covid zero cases. The Covid-19 thresholds detailed in the roadmap, are now set around achieving vaccination rate milestones in order to move through the different stages of safely re-opening to safeguard the health system.

Please refer to the following link for applicable State Government information

In terms of Dogs Victoria’s members and affiliates, please refer to the table below. This table is a Dogs Victoria edited roadmap. Remember, don’t focus on the dates as these are indicative dates only and will be subject to change. The driver for phase progression will be the vaccination rates.


Let’s protect our ability to exit this lockdown period, remain positive and

  • Abide by current restrictions
  • QR Code check everywhere using the Services Victoria app
  • Regularly review exposure sites
  • Get Covid tested if you feel unwell and isolate until results are received
  • Book yourself in for a vaccination when you qualify
  • Reach out and chat to someone if you’re struggling…’s ok to not be ok.


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Further announcements will be made in line with State Government restrictions changes.

Stay Safe.

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