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Friday, February 3, 2023


Friday, 20 March 2020

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.

20th March 2020 CLICK HERE
6th March 2020 CLICK HERE

Important Members Notice

Monday, 16 March 2020


Dogs Victoria advise from Monday 16 March 2020 until Thursday 30 April 2020 - all Dogs Victoria events will be cancelled or postponed. Dogs Victoria Management Committee will review the situation on Wednesday 15 April 2020 when they convene a meeting of the committee and advise members of any further actions post this date.

See More Information CLICK HERE

Canine Coronavirus

Friday, 6 March 2020

Dear Members,

Please be advised Canine Coronavirus is not transferable to humans and does not cause dogs to die. However, dogs infected with the virus may suffer from colds, vomiting and diarrhoea.

If your dog has symptoms we encourage to not participate in shows until advice is sought.

Thank you.

6th March 2020

Labour Day Office Closure

Friday, 6 March 2020

Reminder Dogs Victoria’s offices will be closed on Labour Day Monday 9 March.

For any urgent enquirers please email

                                                                                                                                                                                                              6th March 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.


Hot off the Press

Victorian Canine Association - Annual General Meeting - 2023

Further to the notice published in the January 2023 Gazette, members are advised that the Annual General Meeting of the Victorian Canine Association Inc will be held on Wednesday 24 May 2023 commencing at 7.30pm at KCC Park (face-to-face) and virtually for those members that find it more convenient.

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