in Adelaide, the Samoyed Club is dedicated to promoting the breed, supporting
members, providing advice and disseminating information about events
and issues of interest.
We hold a Championship breed specialty show and a nationally-accredited
open sled dog race each year, and support members involved in a range
of activities including:
Sled Dog Racing
club is affiliated with the SA Canine Assoc. and maintains close links
with other like-minded clubs and organisations such as the Siberian
Husky & Alaskan Malamute Club, the SA Sled Dog Club and the Wild Dog
While the club has no "formal" rescue program, we have been successful
on a number of occasions in finding new homes for Samoyeds in need.
Fortunately, the need doesn't arise too often, but if you would be
interested in re-homing an older dog at some time in the future, please
register with the club secretary.
The club routinely participates in promotional events such as
Animal Expos and other exhibitions - any opportunity to educate the
public on all aspects of owning a Samoyed.
We have produced 3 brochures covering (1) the breed, (2) sled dog
sports and (3) herding which can be downloaded as pdf files:
Sled Dog Racing The
White Flash Bash
Our club's open sled dog race was held once again this
year on the weekend of July 30th - 31st in the Mt Pleasant /
Big Flat section of the Mt Crawford Forest. The race
was sponsored by
The Spring weight pull season was a bit of a fizzer with
most events clashing with other activities. Samoyeds
competed at the last pull of the season, but with no
previous events or training, performances were
So far, there are 2 bookings for the Christmas sled.
Contact the secretary if you are interested.
The club's Annual General Meeting will be held on Wednesday,
16th November, in the Marsula Room at Dogs SA, Cromwell Rd,
Kilburn, commencing at 8pm.
Much of the content of this site is inspired by the work of
others. Our thanks go to the breed pioneers and authors
who did the original research.
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