COVID-19 Safety Policy

On Friday, 17 December 2021 the Queensland Government will ease restrictions for people who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, refer to Queensland’s Public Health Measures linked to vaccination status. The Dogs Queensland policy, published on 3 December 2021, reflects the Queensland Government requirements, and states that all persons attending an event at an affiliated club must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Click here to download the member update to read how these restrictions apply to the CCKC. Click here to view the CCKC COVID Safety Policy.

Market Stalls – CCKC Open Day

Applications are now open for market stallholders to join the fun at the Cairns City Kennel Club’s Open Day. The open day is part of the clubs 70th anniversary celebrations to showcase some of the fantastic activities the largest dog club in Queensland has to offer. Throughout the day we will be running regular demonstrations of our dog sports (obedience, agility, rally, scent works and flyball), opportunities to meet some of Cairns’ top winning show dogs, and plenty of opportunity for community participation with games and activities throughout the day. This is a dog friendly event and members of the public are encouraged to bring their dog and join in the fun. Stalls with dog or pet themed products or services are encouraged. However stalls selling other products are encouraged to participate, for example Beauty and Skincare Ceramics Art Fashion Accessories Plants Homewares and furniture Gourmet Goods – Honey, Jam,

Update: 2022 Annual General Meeting

UPDATE: ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING The current rise in COVID-19 cases in the community has meant the Management Committee has had to modify the format of the Annual General Meeting (AGM) in the interest of members health and safety. The meeting will go ahead on Saturday, 29 January 2022 with the following changes: The meeting will commence at 7:00 pm We will no longer be having a BBQ dinner All attendees must check-in on arrival The meeting will be held outdoors with chairs spaced to ensure social distancing – we will use the PA system to ensure everyone can hear proceedings Attendees are requested to wear a mask. As per the Cairns Show Association requirements, only double vaccinated persons are permitted on the show grounds precinct. This rule only applies to people over the age of 16 years. If you are unwell, have COVID like symptoms or are a close contact

CCKC Membership Application

Membership renewals are due by 26 February 2022. Click here to download a copy of the membership application form. Membership fees: Single: $15.00 (Must be at least 18 years of age) Double: $20.00 (Both members must be at least 18 years of age and reside at the same address) Junior: Free of charge with an accompanying paid parent/guardian single or double membership (Aged from 7 years and under 18 years of age) Payment via direct deposit Complete the membership form Pay via direct deposit to: BSB: 064 804 Account number: 00912054 In the payment description write “Mship 2022” followed by your name, e.g. “Mship 2022 Bloggs” Email the completed membership form and evidence of payment to In person Complete the membership renewal form. Bring your form and payment to an ordinary general meeting, or hand to to a member of the management committee at your next training session.

2022 Annual General Meeting

For the information of financial members of the Cairns City Kennel Club Inc. NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING The Cairns City Kennel Club Inc. Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Election of Office Bearers and Management Committee for 2022 will be held at the Cairns City Kennel Club clubhouse (Walter Crow Pavilion), 11 Quigley Street, Cairns on Saturday, 29 January 2022, commencing at 6:00 pm with a BBQ followed by the AGM commencing at 7:30 pm. For catering purposes or to note your apology, please RSVP by 22 January 2022. Click here to RSVP. Business to be conducted at the AGM Welcome and apologies To confirm minutes from the last AGM To receive and adopt Accounts and any accompanying Treasurers reports for 2021 To adopt a qualified Auditor To receive the Presidents Report Presentation of Nice People Awards Presentation of Life Membership To vote on resolutions and motions Election of Office

Scent Works Workshop

Learn all about this exciting new sport – Scent Works. Train your dog in the basic skills to be a detection dog. Your dog will take the lead with his incredible sense of smell to locate a number of different scents. Over the 2 day workshop will learn you all about how scent behaves, how dogs sense of smell works and how you can work together to become an awesome team. Silke, your instructor is also a ANKC Scent Work judge. Bookings are essential as there are limited handler positions, if your are not ready yet to work with your dog, we also have auditor (observer) positions available Dog and handler $120 Auditor (observer) $65. Email for Silke for details Click here to download a copy of the flyer. Click to download a copy of the registration form

Awesome new dog sports workshops – enrol now.

Dog sports are a great way to keep your dog engaged and motivated. Check out these great upcoming workshops. Competition agility foundation course This 4 week course, commencing on Sunday, 17 October 2021, is aimed at people wanting to enter agility competitions. Best suited to dogs over 10 months of age, we sometimes allow younger dogs with experienced handlers. Competition agility is quite different to doing agility just as a fun pastime; the focus is on handling skills rather than just negotiating equipment. Click here to download a copy of the flyer. Click here to download a copy of the enrolment form. Tracking information night and workshop The only dog sport where your dog is fully in control. A great outdoor sport where your dog has the task of tracking a scent to find someone. At the information night on Monday, 25 October 2021 at 6 pm, learn all about

COVID-19 Restrictions 8 August 2021

In line with the latest Queensland Government COVID-19 restrictions, and on the advice of Dogs Queensland, all activities at the Cairns City Kennel Club have been cancelled until 4 pm, Sunday, 22 August 2022. Activities include, but are not limited to, training, classes, meetings and the Scent Works Trial scheduled for this coming weekend. Dogs Queensland have advised members that they are not to travel from the Cairns Local Government Area (LGA) to any Dogs Queensland Event that is taking place during this 11 day period. This aligns with the Queensland Government advice regarding travel outside of the Cairns and Yarrabah LGAs. A copy of the Dogs Queensland Paw Prints news is available on the Dogs Queensland website: Paw Prints – Dogs Queensland Latest News Advice from the Queensland Government is that Cairns and Yarrabah LGAs are now Impacted Areas. The same restrictions apply as South East Queensland which are

Cairns Ag Show 2021

In the book An Open Heart, His Holiness the Dalai Lama writes “we are all equal in our aspiration to be happy and overcome suffering” and we “must be of benefit to all, equally”. With this in mind, take time to reflect on how we can “be of benefit to all” at the dog shows this Friday, Saturday and Sunday. A special welcome to all the exhibitors who have travelled from afar, it is great to see you here in Far North Queensland. For seasoned Ag Show exhibitors, please welcome and support our new exhibitors to this event. Friday is Peoples’ Day at the ag show, and thousands of families come to see our beautiful dogs in action and talk to exhibitors. Our hobby is in the spotlight for the Cairns and surrounding communities so make the most of the opportunity to engage with the public. Gates to the grounds