Book Reviews

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Jane has reviewed 33 publications beginning with her Library Committee's policy that Australian works donated to the Library, especially those authored by VCA members and Australian authors being a priority. Since her Library days, her interest in and reviewing Australian productions and publications has continued. These include:

2018 - Jane Harvey - 'The Bichon Frise - a Comprehensive Study' by John Hutchinson Published in Dog News Australia (Top Dog Media Pty Ltd Austral NSW) Issue 4 January 2018, Page 10

  • Also published in 'VicDog Magazine' (Victorian Canine Association Inc., Melbourne) Vol 88 September No 9 Page 14

2016 - Jane Harvey, "Origins of the Australian Kelpie" by Bill Robertson Published in Dog News Australia (Top Dog Media Pty Ltd Austral NSW) Issue 8, 2016 Page 64

2014 - Jane Harvey, "My Incredible Journey with Irish Wolfhounds" by John Lewington Published in Dog News Australia (Top Dog Media Pty Ltd Austral NSW Sept 2014 Page 4

2013 - Jane Harvey, "The Railway Dog - the true story of an outback dog" by Olwyn M Parker in Dogs Victoria Magazine, Volume 79, No 11 November 2013 Page 9

2012 - Jane Harvey, "Kelpie the Legend" by Kerrie and Bill Robertson, DVD Produced by Adele Video Production, Ballan Victoria Published by Top Dog Media Pty Ltd in Dog Show Scene Issue #3, 2012 Page 89

2000 - Jane Harvey, "The Bullmastiff in Australia" by Jessamy Morrissey in VicDog Magazine (Victorian Canine Association Inc., Melbourne)  Volume 66 June No 6 Page 16

2000 - Jane Harvey, "Grow your Pups with Bones" by Dr Ian Billinghurst in VicDog Magazine (Victorian Canine Association Inc., Melbourne)  Volume 66 March No 3 Page 6

1998 - Jane Harvey, "The Pact for Survival" by Jonica Newby in VicDog Magazine (Victorian Canine Association Inc., Melbourne) Volume 64 January No 1 Page 11

1998 - Jane Harvey, "Working Dog Stories from all over Australia" from the ABC in the format of 4 Audio Cassettes VicDog Magazine (Victorian Canine Association Inc., Melbourne) Volume 64 January No 1 Page 11

1998 - Jane Harvey, "Everydog 3rd Edition" by Victorian Veterinarian Dr Eric Allen VicDog Magazine (Victorian Canine Association Inc., Melbourne) Volume 64 April No 4 Page 9

1997 - Jane Harvey, "Furber's Concise Encyclopedia of Dogs" by Helen Furber (NSW) VicDog Magazine (Victorian Canine Association Inc., Melbourne) Volume 63 January No 1 Page 18

1997 - Jane Harvey, "The First Aid for Small Animal Eye Handbook" by Victorian Eye Specialist Veterinarian Dr Rowan Blogg, Volume 63 May No 5 Page 18

1997 - Jane Harvey, "The New Bernese Mountain Dog" by Sharon Chestnutt Smith, VicDog Magazine (Victorian Canine Association Inc.) Volume 63 May No 5 Page 10

1997 - Jane Harvey, "The Best Dog we Ever Owned" anecdotes by Tom Newth, VicDog Magazine (Victorian Canine Association Inc., Melbourne) Volume 63 July No 7 Page 10

1997 - Jane Harvey, "Labradors Today" by Carole Coode, in DOGS (Magazine of Victorian Canine Association Inc., Melbourne) Volume 63 December No 12 Page 9

1996 - Jane Harvey, "Living with Dogs" by Dr Hugh Wirth (Vic), in DOGS (Magazine of Victorian Canine Association Inc., Melbourne) Volume 62 January No 1 Page 29

1996 - Jane Harvey, "Der Deutch-Kurzhaar (German Shorthaired Pointer)" by Georgina Byrne (WA), in DOGS (Magazine of Victorian Canine Association Inc., Melbourne) Volume 62 May No 5 Page 30

1996 - Jane Harvey, "The Company of Dingoes" by Bernice Walters, in DOGS (Magazine of Victorian Canine Association Inc., Melbourne) Volume 62 July No 7 Page 14

1996 - Jane Harvey, "Dog Breeds in Australia" published by National Dog, in DOGS (Magazine of Victorian Canine Association Inc., Melbourne) Volume 62 November No 11 Page 22

1996 - Jane Harvey, "The Australasian Dobermann" by Narelle Robertson, in DOGS (Magazine of Victorian Canine Association Inc., Melbourne) Volume 62 December No 12 Page 16

1995 - Jane Harvey, "A Dog's Little Instruction Book" by Thorsens NSW, in DOGS (Magazine of Victorian Canine Association Inc., Melbourne) Volume 61 January No 1 Page 14

1995 - Jane Harvey, "The Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier" by Maureen Holmes in DOGS (Magazine of Victorian Canine Association Inc., Melbourne) donated by VCA members Ray and Win Newson Volume 61 January No 1 Page 14

1995 - Jane Harvey, "The Hidden Life of Dogs" by Elizabeth Marshall NSW, in DOGS (Magazine of Victorian Canine Association Inc., Melbourne) Volume 61 February No 2 Page 20

1995 - Jane Harvey, "The Chow Chow in Australia" by Betty Pierce Vic, in DOGS (Magazine of Victorian Canine Association Inc., Melbourne) Volume 61 February No 2 Page 20

1995 - Jane Harvey, "The Black and White Dog Training Plan" by Scott Hunt Tas, video review in DOGS (Magazine of Victorian Canine Association Inc., Melbourne) Volume 61 March No 3 Page 16

1995 - Jane Harvey, "Every Puppy" by Victorian Veterinarian Eric Allen, in DOGS (Magazine of Victorian Canine Association Inc., Melbourne) Volume 61 November No 11 Page 13

1995 - Jane Harvey, "The Australian Cattle Dog - Old Timers" by Cheryl Ann Edwards, in DOGS (Magazine of Victorian Canine Association Inc., Melbourne) Volume 61 December No 12 Page 23

1995 - Jane Harvey,"The Encyclopedia of Dogs" by Dr Bruce Fogle, in DOGS (Magazine of Victorian Canine Association Inc., Melbourne) Volume 61 December No 12 Page 23

1994 - Jane Harvey,"Give your Dog a Bone" by Dr Ian Billinghurst in DOGS (Magazine of Victorian Canine Association Inc., Melbourne) Vol 60 September No 9 Page 10

1993 - Jane Harvey, "The Legacy of the Dog" by Tetsu Yamazaki and Toyoharu Kojima in DOGS (Magazine of Victorian Canine Association Inc., Melbourne) Vol 59 August No 8 Page 16

1993 - Jane Harvey, "Sally's New Puppy" by Melbourne Veterinarian Dr Eric Allen in DOGS (Magazine of Victorian Canine Association Inc., Melbourne) Vol 59 August No 8 Page 16

1993 - Jane Harvey, "Introduction to the Japanese Spitz" by Susan Southall in DOGS (Magazine of Victorian Canine Association Inc., Melbourne) Vol 59 September No 9 Page 11

1993 - Jane Harvey, "The Complete Hungarian Vizsla" by Gay Gottleib in DOGS (Magazine of Victorian Canine Association Inc., Melbourne) Vol 59 September No 9 Page 28

Notes on publications

[1] The KCC Gazette is the Official Organ of the publishers the Victorian Kennel Control Council (KCC) under the Auspices of the RAS of Victoria, Royal Showgrounds Ascot Vale, Victoria 3032, Australia. When the KCC became the Victorian Canine Association Inc. (VCA Inc) , the  KCC Gazette was re-named DOGS (Magazine of Victorian Canine Association Inc.). Then in July 1997 it was re-named again to VicDog Magazine.


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