The SA Canine Association Inc (SACA), Trading as Dogs SA, is the State Office in respect to the affairs of registered breeders, the registration of pedigree dogs and the administration of canine exhibitions in South Australia. Please use our instant message form to enquire about a dog breed of interest to you or to find out the contact details of breeders who have puppies for sale.
The Association is affiliated with the National Body, the Australian National Kennel Council (ANKC). The SA Canine Association Inc commenced in 1952, taking over the affairs of the SA Kennel Association which had existed since 1914. Before 1914 there were several dog clubs, the oldest being the SA Poultry & Kennel Club founded in the late 1800’s and still active today.
In 1951 the Royal A & H Society agreed to assume control of the SA Kennel Club and the name was changed to the SA Canine Association Inc. The Director of the RAHS became the SACA Secretary and the Royal provide use of an office at the Wayville Showgrounds.
In 1983 the SACA purchased an office in The barton to manage it’s affairs and from there purchased 17 acres of land at Kilburn which is known as ‘SACA Park’. The Association commenced trading as Dogs SA in 2008.
There are 95 affiliated Kennel, Group, Breed and Trials Clubs affiliated with Dogs SA which conduct shows and trials most weekends.
Dogs SA's responsibilities are: • To maintain a register of pedigree dogs • To promote purebred dogs and their breeding •To promote all dogs participating in trial events • To approve all exhibitions and promote fair competition and sportsmanship • To conduct Judges training and licensing • To present the members views to local and State Government authorities •To provide recreational facilities to members • To encourage and promote responsible dog ownership
Registered Dog Breeds
Affenpinscher Afghan Hound Airedale Terrier Akita Alaskan Malamute American Staffordshire Terrier Anatolian Shepherd Dog Australian Cattle Dog Australian Dingo Australian Kelpie Australian Shepherd Australian Silky Terrier Australian Stumpy Tail Cattle Dog Australian Terrier Basenji Basset Fauve de Bretagne Basset Hound Beagle Bearded Collie Bedlington Terrier Belgian Shepherd Dog Bergamasco Shepherd Dog Bernese Mountain Dog Bichon Frise Black Russian Terrier Bloodhound Bluetick Coonhound Border Collie Border Terrier Borzoi Boston Terrier Bouvier Des Flandres Boxer Bracco Italiano Briard British Bulldog Brittany Bullmastiff Bull Terrier Bull Terrier (Miniature) Cairn Terrier Canaan Dog Canadian Eskimo Dog Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Central Asian Shepherd Dog Cesky Terrier Chesapeake Bay Retriever Chihuahua Chinese Crested Dog Chow Chow Clumber Spaniel Cocker Spaniel Cocker Spaniel (American) Collie (Rough) Collie (Smooth) Curly Coated Retriever Dachshund Dachshund (Miniature) Dalmatian Dandie Dinmont Terrier Deerhound Dobermann Dogue de Bordeaux English Setter English Springer Spaniel English Toy Terrier Eurasier Field Spaniel Finnish Lapphund Finnish Spitz Flat Coated Retriever Foxhound Fox Terrier - Smooth Fox Terrier - Wire French Bulldog German Hunting Terrier German Pinscher German Shepherd Dog German Shorthaired Pointer German Spitz German Wirehaired Pointer Glen of Imaal Terrier Golden Retriever Gordon Setter Great Dane Greyhound Griffon Bruxellois Hamiltonstovare Harrier Havanese Hungarian Vizsla Hungarian Wirehaired Vizsla Ibizan Hound Irish Red and White Setter Irish Setter Irish Terrier Irish Water Spaniel Irish Wolfhound Italian Corso Dog Italian Greyhound Italian Spinone Jack Russell Terrier Japanese Chin Japanese Spitz Kangal Dog Keeshond Kerry Blue Terrier King Charles Spaniel Komondor Kuvasz Labrador Retriever Lagotto Romagnolo Lakeland Terrier Large Munsterlander Leonberger Lhasa Apso Lowchen Maltese Manchester Terrier Maremma Sheepdog Mastiff Miniature Pinscher Neapolitan Mastiff Newfoundland Norfolk Terrier Norwegian Buhund Norwegian Elkhound Norwich Terrier Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever Old English Sheepdog Otterhound Papillon Parson Russell Terrier Pekingese Peruvian Hairless Dog (Perro Sin Pelo Del Peru) Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen Pharaoh Hound Pointer Polish Lowland Sheepdog Pomeranian Poodle (Miniature) Poodle (Standard) Poodle (Toy) Portuguese Water Dog Pug Puli Pumi Pyrenean Mastiff Pyrenean Mountain Dog Rhodesian Ridgeback Rottweiler Saluki Samoyed Schipperke Schnauzer Schnauzer (Giant) Schnauzer (Miniature) Scottish Terrier Sealyham Terrier Shar Pei Shetland Sheepdog Shiba Inu Shih Tzu Siberian Husky Skye Terrier Sloughi Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier Spanish Mastiff Staffordshire Bull Terrier St. Bernard Sussex Spaniel Swedish Lapphund Swedish Vallhund Tenterfield Terrier Tibetan Mastiff Tibetan Spaniel Tibetan Terrier Weimaraner Welsh Corgi (Cardigan) Welsh Corgi (Pembroke) Welsh Springer Spaniel Welsh Terrier West Highland White Terrier Whippet White Swiss Shepherd Dog Yorkshire Terrier
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