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No instant fixes on dog control

Wednesday, 31 October 2007, 2:05 pm | NZ Kennel Club

New Zealand Kennel Club chief executive Brian Priest says the best part of the announcement by Hon Nanaia Mahuta is that it indicates that responsible dog ownership is going to get the ongoing attention of Government. More >>

Canine Good Citizen - recognising good dogs

Tuesday, 8 May 2007, 1:53 pm | NZ Kennel Club

Nineteen Dog Obedience Clubs throughout New Zealand are offering the dog owning public a new programme called Canine Good Citizen, developed by New Zealand Kennel Club for responsible dog owners wanting positive recognition for themselves and their ... More >>

New Zealand’s Most Popular Breeds Of Dogs

Wednesday, 10 January 2007, 10:51 am | NZ Kennel Club

Labrador Retrievers are still New Zealand’s most popular dogs according to 2006 registrations with the NZ Kennel Club. Over 1,320 of these chocolate or yellow or black purebred dogs were registered last year up 9% for the breed on 2005. More >>

National Dog Show to be held at Porirua

Tuesday, 21 November 2006, 2:43 pm | NZ Kennel Club

The NZ Kennel Club today announced that the 2007 PRO PLAN National Dog Show would be held at Porirua from 27 – 30 September next year. More >>

457 people and a dog set a Guinness World Record

Friday, 27 October 2006, 4:33 pm | NZ Kennel Club

457 children, family members and teachers lined up to form the world’s longest human tunnel for a dog to run through. When the school got the idea earlier this year, the record stood at 222 people. Since then the record had climbed to 384. Today ... More >>

Winners Named in Presidigious National Awards

Thursday, 28 September 2006, 11:56 am | NZ Kennel Club

A dog that yelled the house down before it burnt down; a dog that listened intently but quietly as children read to her, one after the other; and a dog that cost $20 and a box of chocolates but is still going strong 16 years later, are the ProPlan ... More >>

Entries Sought for Heroes Awards

Wednesday, 5 July 2006, 1:40 pm | NZ Kennel Club

The ProPlan NZ Canine Heroes Awards has become a feature event at the annual NZ Kennel Club's National Dog Show. Announcement and presentation of the third annual award winners at the 2006 national show in Palmerston North's Arena Manawatu complex on ... More >>

John Perfect elected NZ Kennel Club President

Monday, 26 June 2006, 3:13 pm | NZ Kennel Club

John Perfect of Nelson is the President of the NZ Kennel Club for 2006/07. At the Annual Conference of Delegates in Wellington on Sunday afternoon he won a contested election. More >>

Even dead dogs liable for $100 fine

Tuesday, 13 June 2006, 4:25 pm | NZ Kennel Club

The NZ Kennel Club says scrapping compulsory microchipping is excellent news. More >>

Parliamentary debate welcomed on two dog issues

Thursday, 4 May 2006, 3:08 pm | NZ Kennel Club

NZ Kennel Club, the organisation of responsible dog owners, welcomes the news that two Members Bills to amend the Dog Control Act were drawn from the ballot today. Jeanette Fitzsimons’ bill would cancel microchipping requirements, and Sandra Goudie’s ... More >>

Licensing dog owners the best solution

Tuesday, 28 March 2006, 1:46 pm | NZ Kennel Club

The NZ Kennel Club welcomes the news that microchipping will be universally required for all dogs and puppies first registered from July 1st this year. More >>

Microchipping exemption is barking mad

Thursday, 16 March 2006, 5:54 pm | NZ Kennel Club

The NZ Kennel Club is concerned that farmers have leant on the government to exempt farm dogs from mandatory microchipping. That is due to be required for all newly registered puppies and dogs from 1 July. More >>

Tough dog penalties no good if not used

Tuesday, 31 January 2006, 10:42 am | NZ Kennel Club

The NZ Kennel Club says that tough penalties in the Dog Control Act are no good if the Police and local councils fail to use the powers the Act gives them. More >>

New Zealand’s most popular breeds of dogs

Friday, 6 January 2006, 1:07 pm | NZ Kennel Club

Labrador Retrievers are still New Zealand’s most popular dogs according to 2005 registrations with the NZ Kennel Club. Over 1,200 of these chocolate or yellow or black purebred dogs were registered last year. More >>

First Italian Lagotto truffle-scenting dog in NZ

Wednesday, 4 January 2006, 5:20 pm | NZ Kennel Club

NZ Kennel Club member Robert Rangi and his family are overjoyed to welcome Marcello to their Papakowhai home, just north of Wellington. More >>

Kennel Club takes Northern Classic Show to Taupo

Friday, 9 December 2005, 9:44 am | NZ Kennel Club

The NZ Kennel Club today announced that the Northern Classic Dog Show will be hosted by Taupo for the next five years 2006 - 2010. More >>

American Judge points the way on tail docking

Friday, 2 December 2005, 12:01 am | NZ Kennel Club

The NZ Kennel Club welcomes the news that a Superior Court Judge in California has thrown out West Hollywood's by-law banning tail docking of new-born puppies. The city passed a by-law banning docking in 2003. More >>

Peg Loague speech: National Dog Training Assembly

Tuesday, 25 October 2005, 9:48 am | NZ Kennel Club

I’m honoured to be asked to open your National Dog Training Assembly in Taupo this weekend. This is the biggest event of the year in the NZ Kennel Club’s dog sports calendar, and the biggest NDTA in over 15 years. More >>

SPCA , Kennel Club dog training clubs on same page

Tuesday, 25 October 2005, 9:46 am | NZ Kennel Club

Peg Loague tonight opened the NZ Kennel Club’s 2005 National Dog Training Assembly in Taupo. It is the biggest dog sports event in the country, and the biggest NDTA in over fifteen years. More >>

NZ's biggest dog sports event gets under way

Friday, 21 October 2005, 4:12 pm | NZ Kennel Club

Competition started this afternoon at the country’s biggest dog sports event. The NZ Kennel Club ProPlan National Dog Training Assembly (NDTA) kicked off at the Taupo Events Centre in Spa Road and continues until Monday afternoon. More >>

 

 

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