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IMPORTANT NOTICE TO ANKC MEMBERS RE FCI ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP
Recently, the ANKC Ltd has been in negotiations with the FCI for the continuance as ...
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PREFIX APPLICATIONS
  As of 30 June 2016 – Prefixes will only be issued to members who have ...
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ATTENTION: ROTTWEILER OWNERS
OFFICIAL ANKC LTD SURVEY This survey applies to any Member of a Canine Control affiliated with ...
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COUNCIL NOMINEE RESUME’S
Resume’s for all council nominees can be downloaded from the following links: Vice President: Graham Doyle Mel Hammett Secretary: Caroline ...
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***HANDLING CLASS TUESDAY 30th AUGUST***

Hi all,

The Junior Handler Sub Committee are pleased to have a surprise guest to run a handlers training session for the Junior Handlers. We would like to extend the invitation to all of our members to participate in this event as a fund raiser to ensure we can continue to provide support and encouragement to our juniors.

Our guest has represented her state at two National Junior Handling finals as well as judging both junior and adult handlers. She has contributed considerably whilst being a committee member on the state Junior Handler Committee where she resides, assisting in the organisation and running of state and national finals.

When: Tuesday 30th August, juniors 6pm-6:45, adults 6:45-7:30
Where: Winnellie Show Grounds
Cost: $5 per junior handler, $15 per adult handler (handlers permitted to bring multiple dogs)

Please email kayla.heenan@outlook.com to confirm attendance
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A very big thank you to Sooz, Tony, Caroline, Nick and Kayla for moving all of the furniture from the Dogs NT Office and Training Room to make way for our new floors. We were ecstatic to work with Carpet Choice Darwin to use a portion of our grant monies acquired in February. Also thanks to Mandy Hammett for giving our furniture some tlc!

The office has been cleaned floor to ceiling and is currently being put back together. Thanks to Sarah Gordon for dropping by this morning to get the essentials going!

If any members have a spare minute to assist in moving some of the bully items back to their homes it would be greatly appreciated, office hours as usual. Your patience is appreciated while the office endeavours to get back to running order.
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A good morning at the office!
Many thanks Meg Gardner & Caroline Camileri for coming in and between all of us , we managed to do some sorting , filing and rubbish removal to clear the meeting & archive room ready for painting next week. In the meantime Kym Nixon did a quick catch up on the accounts , so all in all , a morning of achieving. Thank you one and all.
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Welcome to the Dogs NT Website

Hi Members,

Remember, this is your website.  If there is something you would like to see on here, email your suggestion and we will look into it.  I’d love to get some poems, recipes, helpful doggy information etc.

There is every chance we have missed something, or made a small mistake.  If you find something, please send an email to editor@dogsnt.com.au and we will look into it.

Thanks again to everyone for their contributions and I hope all the members enjoy the web site.

Darien Pearce
TDW Editor

 

Articles from the ANKC

Can our Canine Companions Sniff Out Cancer – PDF article

ACES Breed Summary Worksheet 2015

 

Notice to all Dogs NT Members re: Increased Fees

DogsNT has reviewed the costs involved with the grounds over the past 12 months and more. It is very clear that the charges do not cover the costs.

Power and Water have significantly increased their charges for both water and electricity, and additionally the prospective costs of light maintenance and replacement promises to be significant also.

To ensure the grounds are of suitable quality to run training classes and conduct shows and trials, these costs are necessary. Therefore we need to ensure the charges levied are sufficient to cover the usage.
The tasks that have been identified to maintain the grounds are as follows:

– water,
– lighting,
– cleaning,
– mowing,
– ground maintenance,
– sprinklers and
– general building maintenance.

As a result of the increases we have decided to split the charges to Ground Hire and Light Hire.
Ground Hire:  Previously the Ground hire was charged as a consolidated amount that attempted to ‘lump’ all costs into one basket. This was at a nominal rate, and charges for water and maintenance were never included. The increases have been absorbed to this date to the great detriment of DogsNT’s finances. It is not possible for this process to continue. The Ground Hire charge will address some of these charges and are expected to include the costs involved with:

1. Water charges
2. General maintenance of the Grounds
3. Occasional replacement of minor items
4. Preparation of grounds for Shows and Trials
5. Cleaning of Toilets and ‘demountable’ prior to shows and trials
    a. Note: the cleaning before and after events will become the responsibility of the affiliate that hires the facilities.

The Light hire is planned to cover costs involved with;

1. Costs of running the lights on a per hour basis
2. Replacement of component parts of the lights
     a. Hire of cherry picker/high lift boom
3. Overall replacement of the lights as end of life approaches.

Council is very appreciative of the assistance currently given to them with mowing, emptying rubbish bins and the other numerous jobs that are being done.

To investigate this further, DogsNT may be able to offset some of the costs for the grounds and lights against the charges for these services. If members would like to identify some of the offsets, Council can discuss and see if they can be implemented.

Council welcome any suggestions from members on any of these issues.

Kind Regards

Caroline Camilleri
Secretary DogsNT

 

Padlock Issues at the Front Gate

It has come to our attention that our members are incorrectly locking the main RASNT gate. This is not an isolated instance, but infact has happened 6 times in a 4 month period.

The inconvenience caused to RASNT staff is not tolerable and continued issues may lead to denial of use of that gate to DogsNT members.

There is a picture on the Shean Road gate of the correct and only procedure for locking that gate.

Changes to Scale of Fees

All members should make note of changes to the scale of fees, effective from 1st January 2015. Click here to view the new scale of fees.

Dogs NT Office

Office hours:
Tuesday –  11am to 4pm
Thursday –  12pm to 5pm

P:   (08) 8984 3570
E:   naca1@bigpond.com

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