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ANKC Ltd Press Release - Suspension of the Agility Collapsible Tunnel

On the request of the National Agility Committee, the ANKC Ltd Board of Directors has agreed to the temporary suspension of the use of the Collapsible Tunnel effective immediately due to safety concerns. This suspension will remain in place until advised by ANKC Ltd.

The Canowindra P A and H Society Dog Section Show, which was scheduled for Saturday, 24 September, has been cancelled due to flooding and unsafe ground conditions. The judges will be re-contracted for next year.

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Dogs NSW logoThe Greater Western All Breeds Obedience and Agility Club have cancelled their Agility, Jumping & Games Trial and RQH Jumping which was scheduled to be conducted on 24 & 25 September 2016.

Dogs NSW Grounds staff would like all members to be aware that there will be spraying for Bindis on the grounds at Orchard Hills over the next few days: Monday and Tuesday, September 19 & 20, 2016.

The grounds will be ready to use after 4pm each day.

Dogs Logo Blue webTHE RNSWCC Annual General Meeting will be held on Wednesday 2 November 2016 at 7.30pm in the Amenities Building, The Bill Spilstead Complex for Canine Affairs, 44 Luddenham Road, Orchard Hills.

Please note that members attending the AGM will be required to produce their membership card, which will be checked upon entry to ensure that their membership is currently financial.

21st July 1950 - 9th September 2016

Jan LeeIt is with deep sadness that Dogs NSW informs the dog world of the passing of Jannaffer Lee on Friday, 9th September 2016, after a long battle with cancer.

Jannaffer was a loving wife and mother and an esteemed colleague of Dogs NSW Directors and friend to many in the dog world.
Our deepest sympathy goes to her family.

Jan's  memorial service will be held on Friday, 23rd September at Mt Thompson Crematorium, Holland Park, Brisbane at 11.30pm.

Rest in Peace.



Dogs NSW Logo BlueDue to flooding at Forbes, the Forbes P A & H Association Championship Show, scheduled to be conducted tomorrow Friday 9 September 2016, has been cancelled.

For further queries please contact
(02) 6851 1221 (extreme weather status phone number).

Jet and MacSydney University are looking for people who own/breed Border Collies in Australia, or have done so in the past to complete their survey. University researchers  are examining Border Collie longevity and current health status, with a particular focus on Lymphoma.

To participate in the Mac and Jetty Lymphoma Research project please contact: via the project website: or fill in the survey at:

All information provided in this survey is strictly confidential and should take about 5-10 minutes to complete.

Dogs NSW Logo BlueThe Festival of Agility, due to be held this weekend on the GSDL Grounds has been cancelled due to the inclement weather.

Dogs NSW Logo BlueAttention members! 
Please note the German Shepherd Dog League area (including the Oval and Building) has been closed for the rest of the week due to the condition of the grounds.

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Australian National Kennel Council Ltd


The ANKC Ltd Board resolved at the May 2016 Board meeting for the following motion passed at the October 2015 Board meeting as well as a subsequent electronic motion be rescinded prior to the endorsement of a recommendation received from the National Breed Standards Coordination Group.