The aims of the MDBA are to:
To promote , recognise and celebrate excellence in dog breeding and practices, animal welfare, ownership and animal related services; to be strongly committed to the promotion of responsible pet ownership with a focus on animal welfare issues;
Work in co-operation with Government, animal welfare agencies, and other reputable organisations to provide effective and manageable policies for pet ownership and management;
Provide an education system in all aspects of dog breeding, welfare, ownership and care; and
Provide a regulatory body to increase the standards of dog breeding, welfare, ownership and care.