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OCTOBER 2021 ANKC LTD MEETINGS - MEETING SUMMARY

16-11-2021

The summary of the October 2021 ANKC Ltd Annual General meeting and Board meeting can be found here.

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Membership Classes by DOGS NSW Regions

16-11-2021

Ever wondered what membership classes make up the six DOG NSW regions? Click on the link here to view the break-up.

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Recognition of the Australasian Bosdog

16-11-2021

At the October 2021 ANKC Board meeting the Directors formally endorsed the recognition of the Australasian Bosdog as a breed under development as from 1 January 2022.

In accordance with ANKC Regulations a new breed recognised by the ANKC Ltd as being under development shall be eligible to enter all ANKC Ltd recognised events from the time of recognition and shall be eligible to compete for ANKC Ltd titles with the exception of conformation events.  For conformation events a new breed under development may be exhibited at a conformation show after a period of 3 months from recognition with the ANKC Ltd.

The ANKC Ltd are currently arranging for the breed to be added to the business system and their website to be updated with the breed standard.  In addition the ANKC Group listing will be updated with this breed being allocated to Group 7 (Non Sporting).

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Recognition of the Murray River Retriever

16-11-2021

At the October 2021 ANKC Board meeting the Directors formally endorsed the recognition of the Murray River Retriever as a breed under development as from 1 January 2022.

In accordance with ANKC Regulations a new breed recognised by the ANKC Ltd as being under development shall be eligible to enter all ANKC Ltd recognised events from the time of recognition and shall be eligible to compete for ANKC Ltd titles with the exception of conformation events.  For conformation events a new breed under development may be exhibited at a conformation show after a period of 3 months from recognition with the ANKC Ltd.

The ANKC Ltd are currently arranging for the breed to be added to the business system and their website to be updated with the breed standard.  In addition the ANKC Group listing will be updated with this breed being allocated to Group 3 (Gundogs).

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RNSWCC 2021 Board of Directors

12-11-2021

As is the normal process, the election of President, Senior Vice President and Executive Committee was conducted at the November Board of Directors meeting held Wednesday 10 November 2021, with the following results:-

PRESIDENT                                   Mrs Lyn Brand

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT             Mrs Christina Rafton

 

Deputy Chair: Mr Peter Cutler

Deputy Chair: Mr Robert Harbin

Deputy Chair: Miss Vicki Etherington OAM

                 
DIRECTORS 
Mr Kyle Charnock
Mr Edward (Ted) Pickering
Dr Karen Hedberg BVSc
Mrs Rosemary Privett
​Mrs Nancy Keck
Mr John Sheppard
Mr Angus McIlrath
Mr Guy Spagnolo
Mr Simon Mills 
Mr Glen Vernon 
To view contact information for the Directors, please click here.
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FCI Circular 50/2021 - Appendix to the Studbook and Sample Certified Export Pedigree (Japanese Kennel Club)

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FCI PODCAST: Inside the FCI: The Section Presidents

09-11-2021
Comprising of ninety nine member countries globally, the FCI is the largest global organisation for Pedigree Dogs. These members are geographically divided into three distinct sections, namely the FCI Europe Section, the FCI Asia, Africa & Oceania Section and the FCI Americas & Caribbean Section.

There has always been a fair amount of assumptions made about the largest global organisation for Pedigree Dogs, so this series of the FCI Podcast Channel titled “Inside the FCI” aims to shed light and dispel assumptions about this international organisation that stands for Pedigree Dogs Worldwide!


In this episode Gopi Krishnan speaks to the three Section Presidents, to find out more about how the Sections work, the role of Sections and Section Presidents and how all the Sections fit into the greater plans of this extensive and colourful, global family of pedigree dog lovers.

Click here to view the podcast.

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Amendment to Breed Standard: PERUVIAN HAIRLESS DOG

05-11-2021

As a result of advice received from the FCI and after consultation with the National Breed Standards Coordination Group Chairperson, Marie Merchant the breed standard for the Peruvian Hairless Dog on our website will be amended.

A copy of the standard can be found here and the amended standard received from the FCI as the number of changes to the standard are considerable, can be found here

The ANKC website is currently being updated accordingly.

 

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American Kennel Club (AKC) Breed to be added to the National Business System: Biewer Terrier

04-11-2021

The ANKC have advised that an application has been received for re-registration of the following AKC recognised breed: Biewer Terrier

The ANKC are currently arranging for this breed to be added to the business system and for their website to be updated with the relevant breed standard.

The ANKC Group listing will be updated with this breed being allocated to Group 1 (Toys), as confirmed by the National Breed Standards Coordination Group. 

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FCI PODCAST: Dog population management: How to handle the issue of stray dogs?

04-11-2021

How can you humanely and effectively reduce the number of stray dogs?

It is a current and urgent matter in many countries worldwide, and in many cases, the solution is more complex than we usually consider.

What are those necessary elements which help you lead to success?

What should a population management strategy comprise?

Who are the stakeholders in solving the situation of abandoned dogs?

What are the biggest mistakes which ruin the prospective positive outcome?

 

This episode of The FCI Podcast covers the causes and the real solution with the help of the two representatives of Four Paws, Dr Katherine Polak and Manuela Rowlings.

Please click here to view the podcast.

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