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Thursday, August 6, 2020

Important Message to Members - Area Two KCC Park

Thursday, 27 February 2020


Members and attendees to KCC Park are requested NOT to exercise dogs on Area TWO on Friday 28 February 2020. Contractors will be on site from 8am.


Critical remediation of the turf on this area will involve non-toxic spraying and mechanical machinery. Thank you for your co-operation as we commence maintenance on this turf. On behalf of Dogs Vic KCC Park Facilities Committee “Building a Better Park”


27th February 2020

Notice to Members

Thursday, 6 February 2020

Member Updates - President of Dogs Victoria

On behalf of Dogs Victoria, we are pleased to regularly update

members on the latest happenings.

Please see the link below for our most recent Chief Executive message.

6th February 2020 CLICK HERE

Important Information for Members that Hold Domestic Animal Business Permits

Thursday, 6 February 2020

Dogs Victoria have only recently become aware that the requirements for the use of source numbers when advertising puppies are slightly different to that which was assumed initially.

• Dogs Victoria registered breeders are classed as “recreational breeders”. When advertising puppies they are required to obtain a source number from the Pet Exchange Register. This can be done online or by downloading a form, completing it and sending it back to the Pet Exchange Register. The source number generated will commence with the letters RB – Recreational Breeder. Follow for more information on the Pet Exchange Register and to register for a source number. 

• Dogs Victoria members with a Domestic Animal Business permit for Breeding and/or Rearing will have been automatically issued with a source number by their Council when the Pet Exchange Register began operation (mid 2019). This source number will commence with BR – Business Registration. If DV members with a DAB for Breeding/Rearing are advertising puppies, they must use this source number.

• Dogs Victoria members with a Domestic Animal Business permit for activities other than breeding/rearing (eg boarding, grooming, training etc) will have also been issued a source number by their Council in mid 2019 (commencing with BR). However this source number IS NOT the number that you should use when advertising puppies. You should apply to the Pet Exchange Register for another source number as a Dogs Victoria Recreational Breeder, which will commence with RB.

• Dogs Victoria members that have registered as Foster Carers with their Council will automatically be issued with a source number by their Council (commencing with FC – Foster Carer) however this number should not be used to advertise puppies by Dogs Victoria Recreational Breeders – you should use your source number commencing with RB.

• If you need to apply for more than one source number, you will need different email addresses for each Pet Exchange Register source number application. The email address is exclusive to one registration type and hence generation of source number. Different source number type? Different email address required. If you have any questions, please contact Sylvia on or 0407 362319


Priority Applications

Tuesday, 14 January 2020

As we continue to focus on business processes and improving workflow, it has been decided that Priority Applications will NOT be offered from today until otherwise advised to allow our key teams an opportunity to focus on increasing workloads and addressing backlog issues.

We understand the inconvenience this may cause and want to assure our members we are fully committed to delivering the best service possible in the upcoming future.

Victorian Bushfires

Saturday, 4 January 2020

Dogs Victoria is here to support our members and the canine community during the devastating fires impacting Victorians.
Dogs Victoria is pleased to offer up our facilities at KCC PARK (655 Westernport Highway Skye 3977) and BULLA (5 Uniting Lane, Bulla 3428). Should you require access to utilise these please call members of our management committee available to assist at these facilities
KCC Park – Lynne Harwood 0418 575 709 / Chris Moore 0428 983 703 / Chris Warren 0457 937 183
Bulla - Peter Frost 0408 868 894 / Wayne Fleming 0402 784 848 / Shellie Marshall 0433 796 333 / Michael Looby 0400 092 238
We are calling for donations of good quality used items such as crates and gazebos. Along with donations of new leads, toys, chews, dog bedding, dry food, bottled water etc.
These can be delivered to our DV offices at KCC Park from 8.30am on Monday 6 January 2020.
On behalf of management, staff and members of Dogs Victoria we extend our support and thoughts to all impacted by these events and stand here committed to support you through this time. We acknowledge the work and dedication of emergency services staff and volunteers over this time.
We encourage you to reach out and call upon this assistance. Please also feel free to reach out to myself directly 0427 256 790.
Matthew Monaghan | Chief Executive
Dogs Victoria

Triple Champion update from ANKC

Wednesday, 18 December 2019

We wish to draw our members attention to the following notice regarding rescission of the Triple Champion title.

Click here to read more.


Judges Renewals

Wednesday, 18 December 2019

Members may be aware the December membership renewals have now been issued in the form of an email reminder with a link to the new online membership portal.

Unlike previous years, Judges renewals will not be sent out by post. The new online system is being set up to allow this process to progress and under instruction we have been directed not to issue any paper renewals at this time.

We remind all judges that we will not be removing anyone from the Judges list and will allow sufficient time for all judges to renew their licences.

Any further updates will be sent out via the DV App and posted on our Website Noticeboard.

We thank our members for their patience during this time of change so that we may better serve you and be able to grow and adapt for the future.

Instructions for new membership portal

Friday, 6 December 2019

To support members with the launch of Dogs Victoria’s online membership portal, we provide the following link which explains the steps to go through to sign-up

This new online system will give members the freedom and flexibility to manage their membership details at any time and will provide further choices as we rollout more system options.

Please note only the December membership renewals are live on the new system at present. Remaining members will be notified to renew their membership via email as their renewal date comes around.

We trust the self help link assists you as we work together through this transition process.

Dogs Victoria goes Digital

Thursday, 5 December 2019

Following recent notifications informing our members of the introduction of an online system, we are pleased to announce that Dogs Victoria is now live with this new service.

Many of you may have already received renewal notifications via email which replace the paper renewal forms previously posted out to members.

Further information will be provided shortly to all members as a ‘Frequently Asked Questions’ document which will be communicated via this App which and also made available on our website.

In addition, our Finance Team are currently transitioning to the new accounting system, Xero. Members are advised there may be an initial delay in processing times whilst we move to this new system which in the long term will create a more streamlined process.

We’re excited to say goodbye to our processing ways and welcome a more efficient system that saves time for both you and us.

Thank you for your continued support.

Change to VCA Regulation - Digital Signatures

Friday, 29 November 2019

The VCA Regulations have been amended effective 15 December 2019.

The change is to regulation 3.3.10 Digital Signatures.

That Regulation 3.3.10 Digital Signatures which currently reads:-

3.3.10   Digital Signatures
­(15/11/11)  Unless Management Committee determines otherwise, digital signatures are acceptable for VCA documentation except for:          Membership application forms;          Transfer of ownership of ANKC registered dogs;          Declarations, statements and complaint forms;          Contracts involving Syndicated Dog, or where the contracts require the application of original signatures.

Be amended to read

3.3.10   Digital Signatures
­(15/11/11)            Unless Management Committee determines otherwise, digital signatures are acceptable for VCA documentation.

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Online Portal: Support/Quick Links


  • Is your membership due for renewal in February? Have you received a reminder to renew your membership online? Click here for the login page
  • Problems logging in, visit the support page here 
  • Still experiencing issues?  Further support can be found via our Members Services team - (03) 9788 2500.

Dogs Victoria's new online membership portal offers members the freedom and flexibility to manage their membership details at any time.

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