Welcome to the DOGS NSW Members Education Prefix Program. A pass in the Members Education Prefix Program is a pre-requisite to the granting of a new or transferred Registered Prefix to a Member.
For further introductory information and eligibility, please visit Become a Breeder. Only Members who have achieved six months continuous membership of DOGS NSW are eligible to apply to register a breeders prefix.
The Members Education Prefix Program is provided below in six Modules to be undertaken over a minimum period of six months. It is recommended that Prefix applicants endeavour to space their study at a rate of one module per month.
The program learning materials are provided below, click on each to download the material:
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Upon completion of the course study, you may apply to undertake the MEPP Examination which will be provided online in a supervised situation where you will be required to provide photo identification and your DOGS NSW Financial Membership Card. The Examination Application can be lodged only after your 6 month membership has been completed.
If you are out of the Metropolitan area and intend on taking the exam using a Supervisor, the exam application details are required in this Office at your earliest opportunity.
Caution: In accordance with Regulations Part I-The Register & Registration, Clause 11.1, you are not permitted to breed a litter prior to registration of your Prefix and a breach of this Regulation whilst a Member of DOGS NSW, could result in the matter being referred to the Disputes Assessment Panel for possible disciplinary action.