Thursday, 21 October 2021
In a landmark ruling, the High Court has announced that anyone who operate a Facebook site, is liable for prosecution for any defamatory remarks others post.
What does this mean for Dogs Victoria?
It has been decided that all comments will be disabled for all posts on any Dogs Victoria pages or sites till further notice. This includes the dogs Victoria main Facebook page, the Dogs Victoria members only group and the Victorian dog show entry numbers group.
How does this new change impact Dogs Victoria members?
This means that members will no longer be able to comment on posts that are uploaded to any pages or groups associated with Dogs Victoria.
As a member, how can you ask questions?
We still encourage members to submit posts to our closed Dogs Victoria members only group where our moderators and admin are regularly working to answer your questions and post helpful information for all our members. For any further questions or concerns, please contact email@example.com
For more information on the new High Court ruling, here is an article from the Herald Sun.
Thursday, 26 August 2021
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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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Friday, 23 July 2021
The serious canine disease ehrlichiosis is spreading on the Australian mainland. It is carried by the brown dog tick, which is not found in Tasmania. Therefore Biosecurity Tasmania has gazetted an additional condition for dogs imported into Tasmania - that they be declared free from ticks.
Alongside the existing requirement to produce evidence of worming for hydatids when importing dogs into Tasmania, dog owners will now be required to declare their dogs to be tick free.
Please click here for a form of declaration that is required when visiting Tasmania.
Thursday, 24 June 2021
The deadly canine disease ehrlichiosis has reached Victoria with a positive case detected in Horsham in a dog that had come from the Northern Territory, where the disease is now rife.
The Dogs Victoria Canine Health & Wellbeing Committee have written a fact sheet on canine monocytic ehrlichiosis (e-canis), you can read it here.
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Further information from the Dogs Victorian Canine Health & Wellbeing Committee will follow.
Wednesday, 19 May 2021
Read an update from Erika Vally, Director, Agriculture Regulatory Assurance, Animal Welfare Victoria regarding Commencement of the Commercial Dog Breeder Scheme.
Tuesday, 13 October 2020
On Tuesday 13 October 2020, Dogs Victoria celebrates 90 Years of service to the canine community.
Tuesday, 15 September 2020
Dogs Victoria Facility Fund Levy
Management Committee at their meeting held in August 2020 agreed that a levy be applied on all Dogs Victoria transactions to fund major facility projects. All members will have the opportunity to manually opt out of the levy should they choose to do so.
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Wednesday, 9 September 2020
For Dogs Victoria Members and Members of the Community in Regional Victoria (including Mitchell Shire) - SEPTEMBER 9 2020 UPDATE
Dogs Victoria is pleased to provide updates in relation to our current climate and how COVID-19 restrictions impact our Canine Community in Regional Victoria and Mitchell Shire.
Please read below to see how you may be impacted.
Tuesday, 8 September 2020
Dogs Victoria raises concerns over animal welfare and extended lockdown restrictions.