DOGS NSW Magazine

DOGS NSW Magazine is the official magazine published by DOGS NSW on all matters canine. Produced monthly for our members it features all the latest dog news, events and in-depth articles covering canine health, behaviour, nutrition, well being and breeding.

Latest Edition

Spotlight Feature:

Finnish Lapphund

The Finnish Lapphund is a versatile breed, sweet natured and independent. It is gentle with small children, but is also an active breed, which can suit various lifestyles. The breed is typically very friendly and submissive with people and thrives on human companionship. 

Also in this edition:

  • AWCLO Officer Report - Keeping Fit - Health and Fitness
  • Book Reviews + Giveaway
  • Coverage of DOGS NSW Indoor Arena Fundraising Championship Show
  • Feature: Do the Dew Claws? - by Veterinary Sports Medicine Specialist Chris Zink DVM PhD DACVSMR
  • Feature: Canine First Aid: Paw Injuries - by Joanne Bibby, extract from FURSAFE Emergency Dog First Aid Guide
  • News
    RSPCA NSW future care program gives peace of mind to concerned pet owners
  • Vet Chat Feature: Immune Mediated Anemia - a little known, but deadly disease of dogs. - With permission of Morris Animal Foundation
  • From the Chairman
  • Editor's report
  • Win a copy of 'Extraordinary Old Dogs' Competition!
  • Puppy Competition
  • Breeders Directory



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In order to subscribe to DOGS NSW magazine you will need to become a financial member of DOGS NSW. Please contact the DOGS NSW office for further information or see the attached membership application.

Click here to become a member, or call 02 9834 3022 to arrange a member application to be posted.


Advertise in DOGS NSW magazine, the state’s award-winning publication on purebred dogs. To find out more, please contact Kerry Christofi on 02 9834 0217 at DOGS NSW for a Media Kit and to discuss advertising options.

Find out more about advertising here.

Upcoming Breed Features

The next breed feature appearing in the October edition is the Bloodhound. Other breed features for 2020, commencing November are: Tibetan Mastiff and Finnish Lapphund. to view upcoming breed features for 2021 please click here.


We are always on the look out for new contributors to DOGS NSW magazine.

If you’ve got a story to tell about your life with dogs, particular area of canine expertise or would like to write a letter to the Editor, please contact Kerry Christofi on or 02 9834 0217.