Revoke Blanks on Dog Pedigree Decision by the ANKC and Dogs Victoria sign now

To: The ANKC Directors and Dogs Victoria management Committee,

Your actions on the 21st October 2012, in allowing a number of Irish Wolfhounds that were descended from what had been identified as an unknown sire seriously breaches the ANKC and Dogs Victoria Mission statement, your integrity in the International Dog World and brings all Australian Governing Bodies, ethical Breeders and Pure Bred Dog owners into disrepute on an international scale.

We the undersigned demand that you immediately revoke your decision to allow these animals to be registered, bred with and shown with Blanks or unregisterable dogs listed in their pedigrees.

We believe that Pedigrees are important for Ethical Breeders and Owners of pure bred dogs in helping to combat health issues and other defects and problems that may arise within a breed and can be bred out using full pedigrees.  Allowing blanks to be left on pedigrees will have a huge detrimental effect on the Irish Wolfhound community in Australia, possibly damaging it for many generations and stopping ethical breeders overseas from helping legitimate ethical breeders in Australia to perfect the breed by refusing to export dogs or semen for fear that their carefully developed lines will be destroyed by being introduced to these blank pedigree animals.

Your actions in this matter could lead to massive inbreeding within the Irish Wolfhound stock in Australia causing serious hereditary disease management and serious damage as time progresses from constant inbreeding, even for ethical breeders in the Irish Wolfhound Community.  Your actions have long-term effects on your own National Code of Practice for Hereditary Diseases ( http://www.ankc.org.au/About-ANKC/National-Code-of-Practice-for-Hereditary-Diseases.aspx ) because the Irish Wolfhound population and lines in Australia are so small that without the ability of ethical breeders to gain access to imported lines (either directly or via semen) it will be impossible to ensure that more hereditary diseases will not appear in the breed, let alone be bred out of the breed fully.

The integrity of the ANKC and all Australian state governing bodies needs to be returned and can only occur with you revoking your decision to allow blanks in Pedigrees with these dogs.

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Why is this issue Important:

The ethical breeding of Pure Bred dogs depends on the ability of ethical breeders to know what dogs and lines exist behind any dogs pedigree, know what potential hereditary diseases, termperamental issues, and all manner of other things that may be hidden in a specific line.  It also allows ethical breeders to ensure that these problems are bred out of the Breed and people know that if they are purchasing dogs from an ethical breeder that the breeder knows, understands and accepts that these problems exsist.

Pedigrees also allow ethical breeders of pure bred dogs to know how in-bred their lines may be, effectively allowing outcrosses which stop breeding major health issues into their breeding stock.  Blanks in pedigrees mean that ethical breeders will never allow their animals to be used by those lines and breeders with blanks in their pedigrees effectively causing damage to the breed due to massive inbreeding problems from those kennels.

People should sign this petition to the ANKC and Dogs Victoria to make them revoke their decision and protect the small Irish Wolfhound numbers in Australia from being black listed by ethical breeders overseas, afraid to export dogs or semen to allow the continued perfection of the breed here in Australia.

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