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The Royal Canin International Spring Fair will soon be here so don’t forget your online entries through SHOWDOGSNSW and remember the Member information night for the CACIB Show.

Border Collie webBorder Collies are a popular breed across the world, famed for their working abilities and general intelligence. Today, many Border Collies are still kept in a working role, with many others finding success as companions, or in competitive dog sports. 

Dogs in the Park logo webA fun day out with your fur friends! 

BLANKET NOSES WEBWhile Australia is shivering through the coldest temperatures in decades, the nation’s most trusted pet company PetSafe® is urging dog owners to bring their pets inside during the cold winter months.

Pets in the Park logoMany homeless people or those at risk of homelessness are struggling this winter as temperatures drop below zero in parts of Sydney. For those with pets, it’s even harder as they want to keep their companion animal safe and warm too. On any given night in Australia, 1 in 200 people are homeless¹.

Vision Australia with SED Landscape Blue Yellow Background CMYK webSince the recent announcement of its International Veterinary Symposium, Vision Australia Seeing Eye Dogs, has already attracted many leading Australian and international veterinarians and experts in the dog guide, shelter and kennel medicine industry to the event.

If you see your Dog as an International Beauty Champion – then this night is for you!

As we are SpringFair logo plainnow gearing up for our largest event on the DOGS NSW show calendar - The Royal Canin International Spring Fair 2018,  a member information night is scheduled for Thursday, 9 August at 7.30pm. in the Amenities Building, Bill Spillstead Complex Orchard Hills.

 

 

The Spring Fair Committee will be running an information night for exhibitors to familiarise themselves with the format for a CACIB show.

The Spring Fair Committee are offering, Challenges, In Group and In Show Awards for ALL classes as well as CACIBS.

great dane harlequin and a chihuahua picture id134599539 11Dr Katrina Warren and DOGS NSW member Kelly Gill, together with the WONDERDOGS are seeking at least 500 dogs to be part of a fundraising event on July 22 at Castle Hill Show Ground.

Membership cardBid farewell to another plastic card in your crowded wallet or purse and say hello to digital membership cards. 
 
 
Your 2018/19 DOGS NSW membership card has gone digital! It's now convenient and clever.
This means you can easily check your membership status on your mobile device and desktop and laptop. You can even choose to have it sent to an email address of your choice, directly from the app.

Circular logoEntries are now open for the Jetpets Companion Animal Rescue Awards 2018. Australia has over 900 rescue and animal shelters supported by thousands of volunteers.

 
DOGS NSW is pleased to announce that complimentary Guest Wi-Fi has been made available throughout the grounds.The Wi-Fi service was tested during “Dogs on Show” on Saturday, 16 June and we invited the public to connect and provide us with feedback about the experience.Wi Fi logo

To celebrate the release of the new hilarious movie SHOW DOGS on July 5, Roadshow Films are offering free double passes to 10 lucky DOGS NSW members. Read below for more details!
 
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shutterstock 760656811Did you know that your dog could get heatstroke no matter the time of year? 

Everyone associates canine heatstroke with the season of summer - after all, we are world-renowned for our hot Australian days on the beach. And this is certainly a common time for dogs to suffer from heatstroke. But what about during winter? 

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New dog off-leash trials have been approved in two more inner west parks in Rozelle.

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Dogs NSW is pleased to advise that the new entry system is now available.

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Do you want to take dog ownership up a fun notch? Dogs NSW is inviting dog lovers to be a part of all the fun sports and activities one can enjoy with their canine friend at its annual Open Day ‘Dogs on Show’ on Saturday, June 16 at Orchard Hills, NSW! Plus, it’s FREE admission!

Dogs NSW is a globally-recognised peak body that promotes breeding, showing, trialling, obedience and other canine-related activities, and the ownership of temperamentally and physically sound purebred dogs in NSW. Dogs NSW also welcomes Dogs NSW Patron, His Excellency General The Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Ret'd), Governor of New South Wales, and his wife Mrs Hurley to the event.

A new purpose built ‘Radiation Oncology Facility’ for dogs and cats officially opened its doors in Sydney in March and it is already saving lives. The ground breaking facility, built by the Small Animal Specialist Hospital in North Ryde, boasts Australia’s first dedicated Veterinary Linear Accelerator with stereotactic capability.

 

NSC Logo colour 82M100Y CMYK clippath webA pawfect day out for all dogs and a FREE event! Fetch your fur-friend and head to Bradfield Park for Bradfield Bark!

To celebrate our canine community, Council will roll out the grass carpet, inviting all dogs and their families to join in the fun and games.

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Do you want to take dog ownership up a fun notch? Dogs NSW is inviting dog lovers to be a part of all the fun sports and activities one can enjoy with their canine friend at its annual Open Day ‘Dogs on Show’ on Saturday, June 16 at Orchard Hills, NSW! Plus, it’s FREE admission!

Dogs NSW is a globally-recognised peak body that promotes breeding, showing, trialling, obedience and other canine-related activities, and the ownership of temperamentally and physically sound purebred dogs in NSW. Dogs NSW also welcomes Dogs NSW Patron, His Excellency General The Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Ret'd), Governor of New South Wales, and his wife Mrs Hurley to the event.

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.

Dog Lovers Show logo 2018 webThe Dog Lovers Show is proudly one of Australia’s leading canine events with the event being held at the Royal Hall of Industries and the Hordern Pavilion in Moore Park on Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th August (open from 9.30am to 5pm daily).

PLOS Genetics logoDiscovery facilitates genetic testing to prevent breeding of affected pups.

In a new study published March 22nd, 2018 in PLOS Genetics, Anina Bauer of the University of Bern and a large international research team, report the discovery of a mutation that causes lethal acrodermatitis (LAD), a deadly condition that causes skin lesions on the paws and face of affected dogs.

Year of the Dog logoCelebrations for the Chinese New Year - ‘Year of the Dog’ may have ended, but not for Dogs NSW where every day is a celebration of dogs – especially on March 17!

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PIAA logoThis year the competition will be held in the Pet Pavilion, allowing a larger audience and more storage in the grooming green room!