The purpose of the AusTTrust is to promote the welfare of the Australian Terrier breed and is accomplished by, but not limited to, the following:

  • Support of canine medical research with an emphasis on health issues that affect Australian Terriers.

  • Promotion of education on the proper care, treatment, breeding, health, development and training of Australian Terriers

  • Foster and promotion of the public's knowledge and appreciation of dogs in general and Australian Terriers in particular


As part of the AusTTrust’s on going commitment to the health of Australian Terriers we will pay for a necropsy of any Australian Terrier in the U.S. diagnosed with suspected Canine Degenerative Myelopathy (“DM”). 


Please share this information to our pet and world-wide owners; download the PDF or forward this link for more information on how to particpate.

A recent AusTTrust advertisement about sponsoring a necropsy

to test for "DM"

Please put “DM” in the subject box of your email when requesting the form from ATCA Health



MORE about "DM"

Show your love of the breed by giving a tax deductible donation to help Australian Terriers live a healthy life. Make a general donation below or click here to direct your funds.

Assisting the Australian Terrier Club of America, Inc. in supporting our breed through Health and Education


Kreg Hill
PO Box 5767
Palm Springs, CA 92263-5767

Do you have ideas for health or education for the AusTTrust to sponsor? Do you seek funding?

Steps for potential funding: Fill out this form with as much detail as possible.


Please make sure you have a  written description of what you are seeking funding for and a complete budget (including expenses and income/revenue).

The request will be forwarded to the President of the ATCA and the Chair of the AusTTrust.


​Funding notification will be sent via email to the person listed on the form.


Please submit the request allowing adequate time for a complete review of the request

More information about this breed can also be found at our parent club website:

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