Belconnen Dog Obedience Club
Belconnen Dog Obedience Club
The BDOC Office will be closed from Friday 02/12/16, and will open on Thursday 19/01/17, Sunday 22/01/17 and Sunday 29/01/17 to receive membership applications for Session 1 (if spaces are still available).

Update 12/01/2017 - Thursday morning classes are now CLOSED for new enrolments, and spaces for Sunday evening classes are very limited, so get in fast!

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

When you join BDOC, you become a member (not your dog). The yearly 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 1, 2017
- Thurs 02/02/17 at 7:00pm (closed)
- Sun 05/02/17 at 9:00am (open)

[ More session dates ]

Latest Club News

BDOC polo shirts now available for order

Seeking casual volunteers

BDOC Instructors Course - Jan 2017

BDOC Newsletter

December 2016

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