News From Dogs Australia

Amended rules & regulations for the conduct of scent work trials - effective 1 July 2024

22-04-2024

We refer to our email below where the 2023 Scent Work Committee meeting minutes were endorsed.  The amended Rules for the conduct of Scent Work Trials together with Regulations Part 3N – Scent Work Trials Judges Training Scheme which will become effective from 1 July 2024 are now available from our website.

Rules for the conduct of Scent Work Trials: https://dogsaustralia.org.au/members/rule-regulations/rules/

Regulations Part 3N – Scent Work Trials Judges Training Scheme: https://dogsaustralia.org.au/members/rule-regulations/regulations/

Attached please find a memo from the National Scent Work Committee Chair, Susan Turner providing a summary of the key changes in the Scent Work Rules that Member Bodies need to be aware of.  A copy of the Scent Work Title Information sheet is also attached and is available from our website under the rules.

Please find the Memo here.

Please find the scent work tile information here.

Amended Rules & Regulations For The Conduct Of Scent Work Trials - Effective 1 July 2024

19-04-2024

The amended Rules for the conduct of Scent Work Trials together with Regulations Part 3N – Scent Work Trials Judges Training Scheme which will become effective from 1 July 2024 are now available from our website.

Rules for the conduct of Scent Work Trials: https://dogsaustralia.org.au/members/rule-regulations/rules/

Regulations Part 3N – Scent Work Trials Judges Training Scheme: https://dogsaustralia.org.au/members/rule-regulations/regulations/ 

Scent work title information sheet: https://dogsaustralia.org.au/members/rule-regulations/rules/

A summary of key changes in the scent work rules provided by the national scent work committee can be found HERE

Rules For The Conduct Of Sprintdog™ Trials

19-04-2024

The approved Rules for the conduct of SprintDog™ Trials effective from 1 July 2024 together with a Summary Title Guide are now available from our website at: https://dogsaustralia.org.au/members/rule-regulations/rules/

Approval of 2025 National Show - Whippet Club of Victoria Inc

10-04-2024

We are pleased to advise the approval of the application received from the Whippet Club of Victoria Inc to conduct the 2025 National Show on the 7 to 9 March 2025 at Foothills Conference Centre, Lilydale, Victoria.

2024 National Show Queensland Boxer Club - Added trials

10-04-2024
The following two restricted to breed trials have been added to the 2024 National Show - Queensland Boxer Club held on 10-11 August 2024 at the Dogs Queensland Showgrounds.
10 August 2024 – Agility and Jumping trials
11 August 2024 – Obedience and Rally trials

Updated Overseas Judges Application Form and Breed Listing - UPDATED

02-04-2024

Dogs Australia have updated the official Dogs Australia overseas judges application and breed listing to include the newly recognised breed Porcelaine. 

The official application and breed listing is available from the Dogs Victoria website in the below link 

https://dogsvictoria.org.au/forms/judges-forms-contracts/

We remind all affiliates when sending your overseas judges application to the Dogs Victoria office, you will need to use the current form ONLY, and we require all seven pages.

Approval of 2025 National Show - Chihuahua Club of South Australia DATE CHANGE

28-03-2024

This event will now be held on 5 & 6 September 2025 at the same venue being at the David Roche Park, Cromwell Road, Kilburn, South Australia.  The Royal A&H Society of South Australia Inc has confirmed these dates will not clash with the breed judging at the 2025 Adelaide Royal Show.

PRESS RELEASE - Canine Grooming Competitions

19-03-2024

Please click here to view the press release regarding Canine Grooming Competitions. 

FCI Breed to be added to the National Business System: PORCELAINE

15-03-2024

Please note an application has been received for re-registration of the following FCI recognized breed:

PORCELAINE

We are currently arranging for this breed to be added to the business system and for our website to be updated with the relevant breed standard.

In addition, the Dogs Australia Group listing will be updated with this breed being allocated Group 4 (Hounds) as confirmed by the National Breed Standards Coordination Group.

Lure Coursing Information Sheet - Points Clarification for the Open and Veteran Classes

08-03-2024

Please find attached an information sheet clarifying points for the Open and Veteran Classes in Lure Coursing which the National Lure Coursing Committee Chairperson, Anita Langford has confirmed the committee has requested to be circulated for clarification purposes.

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