Calculate the age of your dog for the show

so you can choose the right class to enter!

date of show DAY MONTH YEAR as 2007 etc - you need to add it in full for this to work!

date of your dog's birth DAY MONTH YEAR as 2007 etc - you need to add it in full for this to work!

 

 

the show date is --

your dog was born --

your dog is now over 0 months for this show on --

To calculate the age of dogs for entry into breed classes where the date of birth does not occur in the relevant month, the anniversary date be taken as the last date of that month, e.g. dogs born on 31st January will be eligible to enter the baby puppy class on 30th April.

 

Australian Class ID

Australian age

New Zealand age

Baby Puppy

1 /1a

3 and under 6 months

Minor Puppy

2 /2a

6 and under 9 months

Puppy

3 / 3a

6 and under 12 months

Junior

4 / 4a

9 and under 18 months

Intermediate

5 / 5a

18 and under 36 months

Novice

6 / 6a

For dogs 6 months of age or over 
which have not won a First Prize at any Open Parade, Open Show or Championship Show (subject to Member Body Rules). Baby puppy and Local classes excepted. (For the purpose of classifications (6) and (6A) First Prizes won up to and including the day before the date of entry close in a Show only shall be taken into account but such restriction shall not apply in the case of a Special Prize for which more than one win is required).

Graduate

7 / 7a 

For dogs 6 months of age or over \
which have not won a Challenge Certificate up to and including the day before the date of entry close.

Limit

8 / 8a

For dogs over 12 months of age
which are not Champions, or have not gained sufficient points to qualify as a Champion up to and including the day before the date of entry close.

State Bred

9 / 9a

For dogs 6 months of age or over 
whelped in the State or Territory in which it is exhibited.

Australian Bred

10 / 10a

For dogs aged 6 months or over
whelped in Australia. (A State and/or Territory may reserve the right to exclude all, or any, of the recognised Australian Breeds).

Open

11 / 11a

For dogs aged 6 months or over.

Puppy Neuter

15

For neuter dogs and bitches aged 6 and under 12 months. 

Junior Neuter

16

For neuter dogs and bitches aged 9 and under 18 months.

Intermediate Neuter

17

For neuter dogs and bitches aged 18 and under 36 months.

Open Neuter

18

For neuter dogs and bitches aged 6 months and over.

To calculate the age of dogs for entry into breed classes where the date of birth does not occur in the relevant month, the anniversary date be taken as the last date of that month, e.g. dogs born on 31st January will be eligible to enter the baby puppy class on 30th April.