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National breed councils promote, maintain, protect and cherish purebred breeds.

Any organisation formed for the sole purpose of promoting an interest in, or the improvement and development of a specific breed of dog, and/or varieties of that breed, may apply for registration with Dogs Australia as a National Breed Council.

National Breed Councils must comprise of at least three specialised breed clubs, each affiliated with a separate Member Body of Dogs Australia.

Objectives of National Breed Councils include:
  • To encourage and promote the quality of breeding, care, training and exhibition of their breed.
  • To educate and encourage exhibitors, breeders and Judges to abide by the Standard for the Breed as approved by Dogs Australia.
  • To collect, verify and publish information relating to their breed and the breeding and exhibition of their breed.
  • Make application via Dogs Australia for its Member Clubs to conduct National Specialty Championship Shows.
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Simply select a breed from the options below to find the contact details of a National Breed Council.

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