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From our sponsors - Royal Canin Webinar Link

Monday, 19 April 2021

Dental disease affects 80% of dogs and 70% of cats over three years of age and can have significant health and welfare consequences. In this webinar, Dr Ben Porter opens up the mouth and discusses all things dental disease.

From halitosis to tartar, brushing to dental diets, he’ll discuss why it’s important to regularly flip the lip on your dogs and cats and to pay close attention to their mouths.

https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/2042954590788914700

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email and you will be able to watch the webinar anytime until 31st May 2021.


Management Committee Elections 2021

Monday, 19 April 2021

Vice President Election

At the close of nominations at 4pm on Monday 11 January 2021 three nominations were received for the Vice President position on the Management Committee.

The scrutiny and count of ballot papers, received before the close of voting on Friday 9 April 2021, was conducted at the Victorian Electoral Commission, Level 11, 530 Collins St, Melbourne. The following first preference votes were polled by the candidates, listed below in ballot paper order:

Formal Ballot Papers included in count: 1398

Informal ballot Papers: 9

Total Ballot Papers: 1407

Quota: 700

LEE, Dianne 329 TIPPING, Frank 357 ROBINSON, Jan 712

Jan Robinson attained an absolute majority on the first preference for the election and is therefore declared the Vice President for a term of one year.

Management Committee Election

At the close of nominations at 4pm on Monday 11 January 2021 ten nominations were received for the six positions on the Management Committee. As Jan Robinson has been elected to the Vice President position, her nomination for the Management Committee lapses and the remaining votes are counted as per Rule 2.41.

The scrutiny and count of ballot papers, received before the close of voting on Friday 9 April 2021, was conducted at the Victorian Electoral Commission, Level 11, 530 Collins St, Melbourne.  The following first preference votes were polled by the candidates, listed below in ballot paper order:

Formal Ballot Papers included in count: 1373

Informal ballot Papers: 33

Total Ballot Papers: 1406

Quota: 197

 

POWER, Sylvia 288 BARCLAY, David  162 HUTCHESON, Sue 57 GRUTZNER, Pauline 221
TAYLOR, Dale 129 MURPHY, Ron 85 DOYLE, John 90  
ROBINSON, Jan MILFORD, Jake 105 LEE, Dianne 236  

Following the distribution of ballot papers (preferences) and pursuant to Rule 2.74 of the VCA In Rules, I hereby certify the result of the election and declare the following six candidates elected.

 

Sylvia POWER   1st elected, Four year term Dianne LEE      2nd elected, Four year term Pauline GRUTZNER    3rd elected, Four year term
David BARCLAY 4th elected, Two year term Dale TAYLOR    5th elected, One year term Ron MURPHY             6th elected, One year term

Mary Facci

Returning Officer


Responsible Pet Ownership Education Program

Monday, 12 April 2021

Are you interested in becoming a pet educator?

The program is now calling for expressions of interest
from enthusiastic people to fill current vacancies. If you
enjoy talking to children, own a happy and healthy dog
(18 months – 8 years), resides with you and enjoys
socialising with children, please consider this program.

See below for more information.

CLICK HERE


Dogs Victoria Magazine Breed Features

Monday, 5 April 2021

The following breeds will be featured in the Dogs Victoria Magazine in 2021. 

  • Saluki - May 2021
  • Shiba Inu - June 2021
  • Skye Terrier - July 2021
  • Collie (Rough), Collie (Smooth) - August 2021
  • Pug - September 2021
  • French Bulldog - October 2021
  • Gordon Setter - November 2021
  • Portuguese Podengo - December 2021

Dogs Victoria members are invited to advertise in these breed features including the front cover of the Magazine ($150) and the Gazette ($75). Front cover advertising includes a quarter page advert inside the magazine.

Internal pages: 

  • Full page $303
  • Half page $178.25
  • Quarter page $94

Email jdavidson@dogsvictoria.org.au to book your advert.


AN UPDATE FROM PRESIDENT VIN MCPHEE

Monday, 1 February 2021

Please read the recent update from Dogs Victoria President, Vin McPhee, in regards to the future of field inspections and Dogs Victoria's Applicable Organisation status. 

Read here

 

 


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