"To promote the health, welfare and characteristics of the breeds.
To provide information and education about the breeds.
To provide friendly competition and social interaction for members."
New members are always welcome.
The Club was formed with the aim of bringing together breeders, exhibitors and fanciers of our rare breeds and to educate the public on their attributes as companions. It was also felt that our breeds needed representation with the governing bodies and that we needed to promote our breeds and provide education to judges.
At our inaugural meeting on 19th January 2009, our foundation committee was elected with Gerri Greig as president, Pia Kirke vice president, Robyn Bennett as secretary and Joan Harrison as treasurer. Lindsay Bolden and Cheryl Doig were elected to the committee. In 2009, our year of incorporation, the club held four members’ competitions, utilizing the services of 13 aspiring judges, and we took part in the Big Day Out for Dogs at KCC Park in December 2009. This provided the public with many opportunities to see our breeds up close, both in show trim and pet clip and to experience in person these wonderful animals.
In 2010 the club held the Inaugural Open and Championship Shows on the 21st August 2010 and our AGM on the next day at KCC Park. The club also had a stand at the Pet Expo at Caulfield Racecourse in February 2010 which was a great success with much positive feedback received from members and the general public.
In 2011 we held our second Championship and open shows, and put out our First Year book which was a great success thanks to our then President Lyn Costello.
Since then we have held an annual championship and open show with increasing success and hope to see these shows continue into the future with the support of the club committee and members.
If at any time you are able to support the club at any events please contact the secretary and let her know what you can do.
The Club is always looking for support in the way of trophies or donations.
Please contact our secretary:
0430 393 488