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ANKC Regulations Part 6 - The Register & Registration - Updated
22-07-2021

In accordance with the June 2021 ANKC Ltd Special Board meeting minutes, Clauses 8.17.2, 8.17.4 and 9.14 in Regulations Part 6 – The Register & Registration have been amended as follows.

8.17    Limited Registration Limitations

           Guidelines for Developing Litter Registration Limitations (10/08)(10/14) (06/21)

 8.17.1 A National Breed Council (NBC) or Breed Specialty Club(s) (where an NBC does not exist) must agree that the disease(s) is/are a problem in the breed

CLAUSE 8.17.2 – addition of dot point (g) 

8.17.2 Once agreed they should develop a proposed breed survey rationale, with questions that must be answered and a proposed date of commencement (after the Breed Survey (BS) is completed).  The following outline should be followed to develop the required breed survey:

a. Description of the condition;
b. Severity of the condition designated as a problem in the breed;
c. Mode of inheritance if known;
d. Percentage (with known DNA testable conditions) of affected carrier and normal in the current population.  These can be obtained from the major testing facilities both locally and overseas;
e. Desired breeding strategy for DNA testable diseases - with the desired strategy being to not produce any more affected progeny and at the same time keep as diverse a gene pool as possible.
f. For non DNA testable diseases the breeding aim is to lower the incidence of severe inherited disease across the breed as a whole.
g. And are of sufficient maturity from which to be bred.

Note:  This amendment to the regulations will be effective 1 January 2022.  

CLAUSE 8.17.4

Currently reads:
8.17.4 Once the final wording has been accepted, the BS sent out to all owners and breeders of the breed involved Australia wide.

Amended to read:
8.17.4 Once the final wording has been accepted, the BS made available to all owners and breeders of the breed involved in each State/Territory journal, website and social media pages in a timely manner.

Note:  This amendment to the regulations will be effective 1 January 2022.
 

CLAUSE 9.14

Current reading

9.14    Peruvian Hairless Dog – Small: Peruvian Hairless Dog – Medium: Peruvian Hairless Dog – Large (Amended 10/13 – 5.6.4)

a. Judged separately with each variety receiving separate Challenge Certificates.
b. Inter variety breeding is NOT approved, with the exception of Hairless to Coated
c. Reclassified on size type is permitted as follows:

1) Where a Peruvian Hairless Dog fails to reach or develops beyond the height for which it is registered then, up to twelve months of age, it may be measured and re-registered within the actual size that the dog has achieved.
2) Three [3] licensed judges selected by ANKC Ltd shall carry out the measuring.
3) The three [3] judges shall be residents of the same State or Territory as that in, which the dog resides.
4) The measuring device used shall be that approved by ANKC Ltd.
5) Any challenge points awarded to the dog under the size of its original registration shall be cancelled, upon re-registration. (10/07, 6.2.7)

Amended to read:

9.14    Peruvian Hairless Dog – Small: Peruvian Hairless Dog – Medium: Peruvian Hairless Dog – Large (Amended 10/13 – 5.6.4)

a. Judged separately with each variety receiving separate Challenge Certificates.
b. Inter variety breeding is approved, only bred to the nearest variety in size – or risk of whelping problems.
c. Reclassified on size type is permitted as follows:

1) Where a Peruvian Hairless Dog fails to reach or develops beyond the height for which it is registered then, up to twelve months of age, it may be measured and re-registered within the actual size that the dog has achieved.
2) Three [3] licensed judges selected by ANKC Ltd shall carry out the measuring.
3) The three [3] judges shall be residents of the same State or Territory as that in, which the dog resides.
4) The measuring device used shall be that approved by ANKC Ltd.
5) Any challenge points awarded to the dog under the size of its original registration shall be cancelled, upon re-registration. (10/07, 6.2.7)

d. LONG COAT Long coat to long coat will always give long coat (as a single recessive gene).
e. COLOUR Never breed Merle to Merle – ¼ will be homozygote for lethal/health defects, such as deafness

Note:  This amendment to the regulations will be effective 1 July 2021.

 

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