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All the latest news and press releases from Dogs Queensland
    • 19th October 2017
    • DOY/POY Live Streaming

    • DOY/POY Live Streaming

      Please CLICK HERE to view Live Streaming of the DOY/POY Finals.

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    • 25th September 2017
    • Volunteer of the Year Award 2017

    • Volunteer of the Year Award 2017

      Please CLICK HERE to view a document detailing the Rules and Nomination for Volunteer of the Year 2017.

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    • 01st September 2017
    • Grounds Person Position Advert

    • Grounds Person Position Advert

      Members please note that the position of Grounds Person has been advertised on seek.com.au today.

      Please CLICK HERE to view the advertisement on the Seek website.

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    • 25th August 2017
    • Office Phones Update

    • Office Phones Update

      Members will be pleased to know that the office phone issues have been resolved and our general phone line, 07 3252 2661 and fax line, 07 3252 3864 are now fully operational.

      The temporary mobile phone numbers will no longer be in use. Thank you for your patience.

      Please also remember, our New Postal address is:

      PO Box 1136
      Mt Ommaney  QLD  4074.

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    • 07th July 2017
    • RAFT 2017 Hall of Fame Inductees

    • RAFT 2017 Hall of Fame Inductees


      RETRIEVING & FIELD TRIAL

      HALL OF FAME

      2017

      The ANKC Ltd Retrieving & Field Trial Hall of Fame pays homage to those PERSONS and DOGS that have made outstanding and significant contributions to the sports of Retrieving or Field Trials.

      As Convenor of the ANKC Ltd Retrieving & Field Trial Hall of Fame Election Panel, it is with pleasure that I announce the inductees for 2017.


      PROMINENT PERSONS

      Mr Paul Littlejohn
      Mr Noel Eltringham


      DISTINGUISHED DOGS

      NTL. R.T. CH Kaemajae Michelle C.M.
      Owned by Mr John Cauchi


      Inductees in the category of Prominent Persons are acknowledged as being exceptional people who have made an outstanding contribution to the sport over an extended period of time.

      Inductees in the category of Outstanding Gundogs are recognised for their outstanding achievements in the disciplines of Retrieving or Field Trials.

      The Election Panel congratulates the new inductees for 2017.


      T STEVENS
      Convenor

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    • 30th June 2017
    • Presidents, Secretaries & Treasurers Meeting 3 July

    • Presidents, Secretaries & Treasurers Meeting 3 July

      The 2017 Presidents, Secretaries & Treasurers meeting for Clubs will be held at the Durack Showgrounds in the Function Room on Monday 3 July from 7:00pm.

      Please CLICK HERE to view the Agenda for the meeting.


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    • 21st June 2017
    • Health Committee Seminars 8 August Durack

    • Health Committee Seminars 8 August Durack

      The Dogs Queensland Health Committee is pleased to advise members that 2 Seminars will be held at the Durack Showgounds in the Function Room on Tuesday 8 August from 6:30pm. Details are:

      $10 per head (paid in advance). Tickets available at the door, $12 per head.

      Please make advance $10 payments direct into the Dogs Queensland bank account - details as follows:

      Please use reference: sem (and your name) e.g. sem R Harrison

      Commonwealth Bank of Australia
      Account Name; CCC(Q) Ltd
      BSB: 064000
      Account Number: 00050428

      Seminar 1: 6:30 – 7:30pm  Neospora – the facts  diagnosis, treatment and prevention

      Presented by - Assoc. Prof Jan Slapeta MvDr PHD

      Senior lecturer in veterinary parasitology - The University of Sydney

      This little known parasite is every breeder's nightmare. Learn the facts on diagnosis, treatment and prevention from a leading expert. The team at The University of Sydney have been conducting research into Neospora for many years.

      7:30pm – 8:00pm  Short break – light refreshments will be available

      Seminar 2: 8:00 – 9:00pm  DNA – Understanding your dog’s DNA and what’s new in the world of DNA health testing

      Presented by – George Sonfronidis BSc (Hons)

      Managing Director – Orivet Genetic Pet Care

      Orivet Genetic Pet Care are leading the way in Australia in DNA health testing. There are new tests becoming available frequently and keeping up to date is not always easy for every breeder. The importance of understanding your dog’s DNA is paramount to producing happy, healthy puppies into the future.

      9:00pm – 9:30pm  Questions

      These seminars will be recorded.


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    • 02nd June 2017
    • ANKC Board Minutes Summary May 2017

    • ANKC Board Minutes Summary May 2017

      Please CLICK HERE to view the Summary of the Minutes of the Special ANKC Ltd Board meeting held on 13 May 2017.

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    • 26th May 2017
    • Qld Dog Breeder Register Update

    • Qld Dog Breeder Register Update

      Dogs Queensland has been recognised by the State Government as an Approved Entity.

      Below is the link to the document where Dogs Queensland is prescribed as an approved entity:

      https://www.legislation.qld.gov.au/LEGISLTN/SLS/2017/17SL068.pdf

      Dogs Queensland has communicated with its breeder members to obtain permission to provide their designated details to the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for inclusion in the new Queensland Dog Breeder Register.  As these details are private, breeder members must consent before Dogs Queensland will provide this information.

      Under the legislation, all dog breeders have to be registered on the Register. The Act applies to all litters whelped after 26 May 2017.

      Dogs Queensland thanks our breeder members who have responded to the survey distributed by email (or mail where electronic completion was not available) to provide their consent and designated details and Dogs Queensland has now provided this list to the Government to include in the Register.

      Breeder Members are able to check if they are included on the Register through the following link – please use the membership number you provided in the survey to search:

      https://qdbr.daf.qld.gov.au/

      Dogs Queensland will provide assistance to any breeder members who are not currently listed in the Register to obtain their permission and details to enable inclusion in the Register.  Please contact the Dogs Queensland office immediately for assistance in doing this.  The legislation requires that all breeders must be registered, and Dogs Queensland strongly recommends that our breeder members do this as part of the approved entity.

      • If you have already provided permission to us, along with your details, you do not need to do anything further. Your Dogs Queensland membership number that you listed in the survey will be recognised as your supply number.

      • Dogs Queensland breeder members who have provided us with approval for their details to be given and uploaded onto the register, do not need to register directly.

      • If you have not provided permission to us, please complete the survey emailed to you (issued 9 February and 12 May) – please advise the office immediately if you do not have this so the situation can be resolved and we can provide a hard copy of the survey to complete if necessary.

      IMPORTANT

      • Breeders must be subscribed to the Register and have a supply number within 28 days of their puppies being born.

      • All breeders must display their supply number when giving away, selling or advertising dogs or puppies. It must also be included in the microchip information of the dog.

      T
      he Register comes into effect today (26 May 2017) and has been established by the Queensland Government to help authorities identify dog breeders and give all dog buyers the peace of mind they already receive from Dogs Queensland breeder members. It will be an offence to supply dogs, born on or after this date, without a breeder supply number.

      For more information about the register please visit www.biosecurity.qld.gov.au or call 13 25 23.

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    • 19th May 2017
    • Postponed - Charters Towers Canine Club Shows 20/21 May

    • Postponed - Charters Towers Canine Club Shows 20/21 May

      Due to the current rainy conditions, flooding and in the interests of everyone's safety in North Queensland at the moment, the Charters Towers Canine Club Championship Shows that were scheduled for Saturday 20 & Sunday 21 May 2017 at Wordsworth Park, Woodstock have been postponed.

      Organisers will meet at a suitable time in the near future and in consultation with Dogs Queensland, another suitable date will be agreed and communicated to members.

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