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The Importance of Registered Breeders and Health Testing

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The health of your puppy relies on the ethics of the breeder you buy them from. All of Dogs Australia’s State and Territory bodies have registered breeders. Registered breeders conduct health tests, abide by a strict code of ethics, and provide pedigree certificates detailing a puppy’s lineage for at least five generations.

The importance Dogs Australia registered breeders bring to the health of dogs in Australia

Dogs Australia President Hugh Gent OAM discusses the importance Dogs Australia registered breeders bring to the health of dogs in Australia.

 

Health problems in dogs, efforts made to prevent them, and breed standards

Chair of the Dogs Australia Canine Health & Wellbeing Committee and Veterinarian Dr Karen Hedberg BVSc discusses health problems in dogs, efforts made to prevent health problems in dogs, and breed standards. 

 

The Norway breed ban and responsible breeding

Ulla Greenwood, President of Dogs Australia’s Queensland state body, Dogs Queensland, discusses the Norway breed ban and responsible breeding.

 

Brachycephalic breeds, and irresponsible breeding practices

Chair of the Dogs Australia Canine Health & Wellbeing Committee and Veterinarian Dr Karen Hedberg BVSc, discusses the breed ban in Norway, brachycephalic breeds, and irresponsible breeding practices.