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Information on the Recommendation for Sale of Porirua Exhibition Centre

Executive Council at its March meeting decided to make a recommendation to the 2021 Annual Conference of Delegates, under rule 27c for a vote to allow Council to sell the Porirua Exhibition Centre property at 11 Prosser Street, Porirua.

This is an important decision for members as the Porirua venue is a major asset for Dogs NZ.

To assist members, clubs and their ACOD delegates in making an informed voting decision at ACOD please click here to read full details.

Puppy Training Tips

An item from 1 NEWS on training puppies with Animal behaviourist, Mark Vette.

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Dogs NZ Covid 19 Management Plans

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Dogs NZ Collaborates With UK Kennel Club To Improve Brachycephalic Health

Dogs New Zealand will be collaborating with the UK Kennel Club to improve and protect the health of brachycephalic breeds in New Zealand by agreeing to operate, under license, the Kennel Club/University of Cambridge Respiratory Function Grading (RFG) Scheme.

The joint announcement of this partnership can be found here and a description of the RFG scheme can be found here.