Watch leading working dog trainer Joe Spicer, of GoGetta Kelpies in Victoria, share his advice and methods for training dogs to wear muzzles and work effectively with stock while keeping […]
July 2019 The $25 million project to repair South Australia’s ailing dog fence and restore pastoralists faith in their future is underway. This collaborative effort by Federal and State governments as […]
Wild dogs, which include feral domestic dogs, dingoes and their hybrids, prey on livestock causing significant impact on agricultural production. Methods of control include poisoning with para-aminopropiophenone (commonly known as […]
Wild dog control has come a long way in recent years but the community needs to guard against complacency. Effective wild dog management results from a nil-tenure, collaborative, community-driven approach. […]
The challenge is to match the most effective tools and strategies to each situation and location Multiple tools can be used to complement each other for proactive and reactive control […]
Before collaborative community-based, landscape scale control strategies Wild dog impacts were causing some landholders emotional and economic distress. Playing the ‘blame game’ often distracted landholders from finding effective solutions. Knowledge […]
Community-based control strategies deliver sustainable solutions The Victorian wild dog control program is considered best practice. A template-style delivery and response system ensures all producers can expect similar support. Community […]
Tailored solutions using multiple engagement methods Best Wool Best Lamb (BWBL) – a producer-directed program aimed at promoting best practice agriculture. Groups were set up with a wild dog focus […]
Effective management requires a plan of action All stakeholders need to be engaged and own the problem. Landholders and farmers need to be heard and understood. Helping farmers to help […]
Frequently asked questions about the impacts of wild dogs
Frequently asked questions about poison baiting for wild dog control
January 2017 | Edition 2017 / 1 Stakeholder Consultative Group upcoming forum Geoff Power, Chair of the SCG, invites NWDAP participant organisations to attend the next NWDAP forum at the […]
April 2017 | Edition 2017 / 2 Stakeholder Consultative Group Forum update The Stakeholder Consultative Group met in Brisbane on February 28th and March 1st, to discuss proposals for the next two […]
May 2017 | Edition 2017 / 3 National Wild Dog Action Plan steering committee update With stage 2 of the National Wild Dog Action Plan due to finish on June 30, the steering committee […]
This video provides a short introduction to Dogabait and Foxecute (PAPP baits), presented by Chris Roach from Animal Control Technologies Australia.
Rob Hunt is a Senior Pest Officer with the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service. In this training video, Rob describes and demonstrates the Canid Pest Ejector for wild dog […]
WildDogScan is a free digital resource for landholders, the community and pest controllers to map sightings of wild dogs, their impacts, and control activities in their local area.
December 2016 | Edition 2016 / 5 New Training Video – Canid Pest Ejectors (CPE) Thanks to NWDAP funding allocated to creating and updating training and best practice videos, a […]
The Glovebox Guide for Managing Wild Dogs is a general guide to managing populations of wild dogs in Australia.
Wild dogs (including dingoes, feral domestic dogs and hybrids) and foxes are considered major pests in a significant portion of mainland Australia, because of their attacks on livestock. This has […]