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Welcome to the Belconnen Dog Obedience Club!

Golden Retriever in class

The Belconnen Dog Obedience Club (BDOC) was formed in 1975 to provide dog training instruction and facilities for people living in North Canberra. The Club's main activity is obedience training for pet dogs, and we also offer training in dog sports including agility, dances with dogs, flyball, obedience trialling, and rally obedience.

BDOC is supported with much appreciated financial assistance from ACT Sport and Recreation Services and the Department of Education and Training ACT.

How to Join the Club

Joining BDOC is easy! Just complete a membership application form, dog profile form (for all dogs over 6 months of age), and return them to us with your membership payment and a copy of your dog's vaccination certificate. Your membership fee entitles you to sign your dog up for any of our training activities (subject to availability) that you and your dog are eligible for. [ Read more ]

Canine Companion Classes

Our canine companion classes cover behaviours that are useful in your dog’s everyday life, as well as some fun stuff too! Through our classes, dog owners learn about dog training concepts, the benefits of motivational training, and how to teach their dog a range of important life and social skills. We accept vaccinated dogs of all breeds from 12 weeks and up. [ Read more ]

Dog Sports

Our dog sports classes cater for dogs of all skill levels, from those learning the foundations of their sport of choice as well as dogs already participating in ANKC and AFA trials. Our dog sport classes are open to all financial members whose dogs are able to meet the criteria for their sport of choice. [ Read more ]

BDOC Committee

The club is administered by a Committee of volunteers elected at the Annual General Meeting held in August each year. The elected Committee for 2016 - 2017 is as follows:

Lyn Clyde - President
Felicia Tracey - Vice President
Christine Bates - Treasurer
Maelyn Draper - Secretary and Obedience / Rally Obedience representative
Fiona Fraser - General member and Agility representative
Geoff Tracey - General member
Heather Swinbourn - General member and DWD representative
Margo Hellyer- General member
Martin Gardner - General member and Flyball representative
Natalie Winslade - General member

Upcoming Start Dates

Session 3, 2017
- Thurs 15/06/17 at 7:00pm (open)
- Sun 18/06/17 at 9:00am (open)

[ More session dates ]


Latest Club News

2017-2018 Entertainment Book now available

Roadworks around the Club

BDOC polo shirts now available for order

Seeking casual volunteers


Coming Up @ BDOC

Thurs 1st and Sun 4th June
Canine Companion Assessment

Thurs 8th and Sun 11th June
No canine companion classes

Sat 10th and Sun 11th June
Flyball Winter Classic (at Tuggeranong Archery Centre)

Thurs 15th and Sun 18th June
Session 3 classes start

Sat 17/06/2017 @ 10am
BDOC stall and demos at A Pooch Affair (EPIC)

Mon 19/06/2017 @ 7:00pm
Ribbon Jumping Trial


BDOC Newsletter


December 2016


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