Agility is a fun sport for dogs and handlers to get fit together.Read now
A step-by-step guide to mastering the show circuit.Read now
Dances With Dogs
A fun activity for anyone who has an interest in dancing with their dog.Read now
The Draft test’s purpose is to demonstrate a dog’s usefulness as a draft animal.Read now
Earthdog allows dogs to use their natural instincts in a safe, simulated hunting environment.Read now
Demonstrate your dog’s ability to work after being subject to a certain degree of physical strain.Read now
If you have a gundog you have the option of training your dog for retrieving and/or field work.Read now
Herding is fun and a great social activity. It gets you outdoors, keeps you active and is good exercise!Read now
Lure coursing is a performance sport developed in the early 70s.Read now
There is nothing more satisfying than sharing your life with a well trained canine companion.Read now
RallyO is a fun sport where you and your dog work together as a team.Read now
Retrieving For Gundogs
The ability and intelligence of well-bred and well trained gundogs is remarkable.Read now
Scent Work is a positive, challenging activity where dogs use their strongest natural sense.Read now
Track and Search
Track and Search is a more challenging type of tracking.Read now
All breeds of dog can learn to track – it uses their natural scenting instincts.Read now
Teach your dogs skills and display behaviours in a positive environment.Read now
Utility Gundog Ability Tests
Conformation, performance, and temperament tests for gundogs.Read now
Dogs Australia is a not-for-profit organisation advocating for the preservation of purebred dogs through ethical breeding.
It champions the highest standard of animal welfare through education and fostering dog-loving communities.
Internationally recognised and established in 1958 as the Australian National Kennel Council (ANKC),
the organisation promotes responsible dog ownership; maintains the ORCHID* heritable canine diseases database;
funds research into canine diseases; and supports state and territory-based member bodies.
Dogs Australia promotes breed conformation shows and community sports for dogs that fulfil a breed’s natural instincts.
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