Canine Controlling Bodies & External Organisations
Overseas Canine Controlling Bodies
The Australian National Kennel Council (ANKC) Ltd, Trading as Dogs Australia recognises the following Overseas Canine Controlling Bodies:
- Federation Cynologique Internationale – FCI
All Full and Associate Members plus Contract Partners as listed on the FCI website.
A detailed list can be found here using the interactive map.
- American Kennel Club – AKC
- Kennel Club UK – KC
- Canadian Kennel Club – CKC
All other Overseas Canine Controls are not recognized by the ANKC Ltd or its Member Bodies.
Dogs & Cats Laws
Laws relating to dogs in South Australia are governed by the Dog & Cat Management Board of SA , which is established under the Dog and Cat Management Act 1995 (the Act) and is the only Statutory Authority of its kind in Australia.
The Act provides powers and functions for councils to manage day-to-day enforcement and administration of the legislative provisions for the management of dogs and cats in the community.
Please visit the Dog & Cat Management Board website at www.dogandcatboard.com.au for general information regarding your responsibilities for keeping dogs and cats in South Australia and for government legislation relating to dogs and cats in the community.
For a guide to responsible dog ownership visit www.gooddogsa.com an initiative of the Dog & Cat Mangement Board.