Welcome to the

 Curly Coated Retriever Club of Victoria

The Curly Coated Retriever Association of Victoria (CCRAV) is the only club with the responsibility of representing the Curly Coated Retriever breed in Victoria.  We are one of two clubs within Australia who represent our breed, the other being the Curly Coated Retriever Association of NSW.

Our membership base includes many varied disciplines, be it a beloved family companion, obedience, showing, retrieving, tracking or hunting we all enjoy getting together and sharing a tale or two about our curly friends.

CCRAV holds social events, including education for owners on areas of interest.


Exciting news!!    
Breed Specialty Show at Royal Melbourne Show this year and details of next Fun Day will be in next newsletter. 


Be Aware!!!  If you are looking into owning a Curly Coated Retriever please be warned that there is another unregistered breed the  “Murray River” Curly (known as Murray Duck Dog, Murray Curly, Murray River Curly etc) which is aligning itself to the curly coated retriever but from evidence to date their DNA does not link them to the curly.   The appearance of the Murray River also is different (eg coat is a far looser wave and head much broader with long spaniel type ears).  The Murray River Retriever has its own followers and it is important for both to understand the difference.



When purchasing a pure bred Curly Coated Retriever puppy from a breeder you should receive an original registration certificate from the ANKC and copies of the health testing conducted on the parents of the puppy.  e.g. PRA, EIC and Hip Scoring.








Office Bearers

President: Jane Kibble jane.kibble@bigpond.com

Vice President:  Sharon Villiers  curlyville@bigpond.com

Secretary: Melinda Naughton naumel@bigpond.com

Treasurer : Sharon Slater sharond_s@yahoo.com.au

Newsletter Editor: Sharon Slater sharond_s@yahoo.com.au



 Newsletter released 7 May 2015!





Latest website update 7 May 2015

Contact Details

Melinda Naughton
Tarradale, VIC, Australia
Email : naumel@bigpond.com

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