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At its recent meeting, the Board of Directors resolved that the reduction in membership fees for those members who opt to receive their Journals electronically be 25% (reduction in membership) to a maximum of $25.00.  

ANKC Logo Col art copyPlease find attached the February 2018 ANKC Ltd Special Board Meeting Summary.

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Dogs NSW Logo BlueThe following was received today from the Department of Primary Industries regarding the DOGS NSW submission about the proposed changes to the regulations of POCTA.

Review of the Rules for the Conduct of Lure Coursing

ANKC Ltd is calling for submissions for proposed changes to the Rules for the Conduct of Lure Coursing. Submissions should include the following details:

a) The current rule number and rule detail
b) The proposed amendment
c) A full rationale for the proposed amendment.

The Closing Date for Submissions is 15 May 2018. Submissions should be directed to

A Rules Review meeting will be held on 26 May 2018 commencing at 10.00am in the Rotunda at The Bill Spilstead Complex for Canine Affairs, Orchard Hills.

Dogs NSW Logo BlueThe Board of Directors wishes to advise members that conduct and statements contrary to the Articles of Association will not be tolerated and may attract disciplinary action.

You can view the Articles of Association here

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Dogs NSW, the peak body for all purebred dogs in New South Wales, has submitted an extensive response to the proposed revision of the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Breeding Dogs and Cats) Standards 2017 under the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Regulation 2012.

“Dogs NSW supports the government’s initiative to ensure the welfare of all puppies bred in NSW, as well as the revision of the POCTA Standards and Guidelines to ensure that substandard puppy farms are eliminated, and intensive commercial breeding facilities are regulated appropriately. But we do not want responsible hobby breeding to be harmed in any way,” said Brian Crump, spokesperson for Dogs NSW.

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Members attention is directed to the following documents;

Dog with bookNow, in the supposed information era, there is much mis-information about dogs, and yet there is so much to learn.

“While ever I work with dogs I learn something new about them – everyday!” Dr Robert Zammit.

Consequently, we have embarked on the presentation of a series of seminars, gathering experts in the field of canine science, be it behaviour, nutrition, reproduction, genetics and the host of other headings under the husbandry and science of this species.

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