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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
Margo Hellyer - Vice President
Christine Bates - Treasurer
Maelyn Draper - Secretary and Obedience / Rally Obedience representative
Felicia Tracey - Assistant Treasurer / Secretary

Alex Stalker-Booth - General member
Claire Stalker-Booth - General member
Fiona Fraser - Agility representative
Geoff Tracey - General member
Heather Swinbourn - DWD representative
Lyndal Hasselman - Canine companion representative
Martin Gardner - General member
Natalie Winslade - General member
Sally Provins - Flyball representative
Sandra Franceschini - Canine companion representative

Upcoming Start Dates

Session 5, 2017
- Thurs 19/10/17 at 7:00pm (open)
- Sun 22/10/17 at 9:00am (open)

[ More session dates ]


Latest Club News

Roadworks around the Club

BDOC polo shirts now available for order

Seeking casual volunteers

Social Media Policy


Current Fundraising

2017-2018 Entertainment Book now available

Billy G's Gourmet Cookie Dough (ends 30/09/2017)

Dogs of BDOC 2018 Calendar Raffle (ends 15/10/2017)

Pudding and Wine (ends 19/10/2017)


Coming Up @ BDOC

Thur 21/09 and Sun 24/09
No canine companion classes

Thur 28/09 and Sun 01/10
No canine companion classes


BDOC Newsletter



September 2017


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