Welcome to the

Whippet Club of Queensland
AUSTRALIA

Whether you currently own or have previously owned a Whippet or possibly are completely new to the breed, we hope the information contained on this website will be of assistance.

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Updates will be regularly added to our noticeboard so don't forget to check back for news of club events and happenings.

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... CLUB NOTICE BOARD ...


16 August 2017
2017 Championship Show Results

Full results of our 2017 Championship Show have been added to the website.
Please visit our '2017 Champ Show Results' Page.

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27 July 2017
Cancellation of August Fun Day 

Due to our August Fun Day planned for Sunday 27 August being on the same day as the Dog Spectacular (to be held at Durack) which will showcase all the different sports that our dogs can compete in - and to which we would like to encourage all members and Whippet fanciers to come along to - the August fun day has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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27 July 2017
Sunday 3 September - Sighthound Only Lure Coursing Day 

There will be Sighthound Only Lure Coursing at Durack on Sunday 3rd September run by both Qld Sighthound Assn and Whippet Club. Members will be able to let their dogs have puppy runs for $5.00 and have a morning finding out more about Lure Coursing. There will also be a sausage sizzle and drinks and hopefully some merchandise to sell.

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WCQ 2017 Calendar July Amendment 

Unfortunately there was a glitch in the July page of our 2017 Whippet Club of Qld calendar with the dates being incorrect. The link below is to a reprint of the page that can be saved and printed out. We are sorry for any inconvenience this has caused.

WCQ 2017 Calendar - July Amendment

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29 October 2016
WCQ Whippet Rescue
A huge vote of thanks to our outgoing club Rescue Officer ....

Sadly, our totally amazing Rescue Officer Sue Spencer has made the very difficult decision to give up her position with the Whippet club due to other important life commitments.
In the years that Sue has held the position she has worked tirelessly not only to re-home many many rescue Whippets ... but so to in organising our wonderful Fun Days and fundraising efforts towards the rescue work she has carried out on behalf of the club. Her dedication to the welfare of needy Whippets cannot be measured, with the amount of time, effort, dedication, travel and worry that she has put into such a demanding 24/7 task.
Your tireless efforts will be much missed by all Sue - and from the club and heaps of happily re-homed whippies - thank you again!

Sue will continue until the end of December and the details of replacement Rescue Officer
will be updated as soon as such is available.

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2017 Dates to Remember
Please see our 'About the Club' page for more details on Meetings
and our 'Whippet Fun Day' page for further Walk / Fun Day information.

February   March

Wed 15 - WCQ General Meeting
Sun 19 - QSA Lure Coursing Training Day Sat 25 - WCQ Open Shows

 

Sun 5 - WCQ Whippet Fun Day
Sat 11 - Sun 12 5th National Whippet Show
Sun 12 - QSA Lure Coursing

April   May

Wed 19 - WCQ General Meeting
Sun 23 - QSA Lure Coursing

 

Sun 28 - QSA Lure Coursing

June   July

Sun 4 - WCQ Fun Day
Wed 27 - WCQ General Meeting
Sun 25 - QSA Lure Coursing

 

Sun 9 - QSA Lure Coursing

August   September

Sat 12 - WCQ Championship Show
Sun 13 - QSA Champ Show & Lure Coursing
Mon 14 - Whippet day at the RNA
Wed 23- WCQ AGM + General Meeting
 

 

Sun 3 - Sighthound Only Lure Coursing
Sun 24 - QSA Lure Coursing

October   November

Wed 18 - WCQ General Meeting
Sun 22 - QSA Lure Coursing

 

Sun 19 - QSA Lure Coursing

December 2017

Sunday 3 - WCQ Fun Day followed by WCQ General Meeting
Sunday 10 - QSA Lure Coursing Training Day and Trophy Presentation

We hope you enjoy our website
it is a work in progress with information and photos being added regularly
So please visit us again soon.

 

     Website Last Updated: 16.8.2017   
Website Content and Management: Sally Fricker

 

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