Membership Restriction

Pursuant to new Legislation introduced on 3rd November 2011 to the Domestic Animals Act 1994, Wiltja Dog Obedience Club inc. due to our Insurers Liability Exclusion, will not accept membership and enrollment of the following Restricted Dogs as per section 3(1) of the Domestic Animals Act 1994.

A Restricted Breed Dog (RBD) ia a dog that is any one of the following breeds:

  • American Pit Bull Terrier (or Pit Bull Terrier)
  • Dogo Argentino
  • Fila Brasileiro
  • Japanese Tosa
  • Perro de Presa Canario (or Presa Canario)

Under section 3(3) of the Domestic Animals Act 1994 a dog that falls within this approved standard for a breed of dog specified above is to be taken to be a dog of that breed.

The Club will also refuse enrollment and membership to a dog that has declared, under the Domestic Animals Act 1994:

  • Dangerous dog declared due to attack
  • Attack trained dog
  • Guard dog, or
  • Declared menacing dog