Dog with NewspaperThe following items are for the benefit of the Club's members and website visitors. They are either general communication, have appeared in the Club newsletter, PawPrints, or have been announced at the Club during training on Sundays.

Please note: All attempts have been made in good faith to credit quoted sources in the news articles. Please contact the Club if you have any concerns about published material.

Club Memberships due for Renewal (July 2017)

During the Club's recent two-week break for the Queen's Birthday and Helpers' Winter Break, Club Members should have received a copy of the June edition of the Club newsletter, PawPrints. Attached to the June PawPrints is a Membership Renewal form. If you joined the Club before 1st May 2017, then your membership was due for renewal on or before 30th June 2017.

Membership renewal is only $10 to gain access to another 12 months of dog training. If you do not renew your membership then you won't be able to attend training from 1st July onwards.

To renew your membership, please complete the renewal form on the back of the June PawPrints and return it to the Club, with your payment and a copy of your dog's current vaccination certificate. If you have misplaced your PawPrints, then you can download a Membership Renewal Form from the Club website.

You can also download PDF copies of PawPrints from the Club website. 

Committee Proposal to Replace Trailer with a Van (May 2017)

At Club’s General Meeting (GM) to be held on May 14th 2017, the Club Committee is putting forward a motion to replace the Club's existing damaged trailer with an outfitted van (please see Notice of GM Sunday 14th May 2017).
 
A proposal document has been prepared to highlight the benefits and costs involved with either purchasing a van, or replacing the old trailer with a new trailer, and to allow Club Members to make an informed decision on the proposal at the GM.
 
The document contents include:
 
  1. Why the Club needs to purchase a new van or trailer

  2. Proposed model of van to replace the current trailer

  3. Comparison table showing the purchase cost, specification and annual costs between the purchase of a trailer or van

  4. Comparison table showing the practical advantages and disadvantages between the purchase of a trailer and a van

  5. Centennial Park’s response to the question of housing a van on the grounds

  6. Conclusion

A link to a PDF copy of proposal document is provided below.

Attachments:
FileDescriptionFile size
Download this file (Van-Proposal-2017-Final03-Proofed.pdf)Van Proposal 2017Committee Proposal for Replacement of Club Trailer with a Van in 2017727 kB

Daylight Saving Ends/Class Times Change (April 2017)

Daylight Saving Times ends on Sunday 2nd April, which means clocks are set back one hour AND you get an extra hour's sleep in before dog training on Sunday morning!alarm clock

With the warmer months behind us, times will also be changing for the Club's Responsible Dog Ownership (RDO) Course and Puppy Classes.

Effective from Sunday 2nd April, the Club's Registration and Training Times for all classes will be ...

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New Start Times for RDO & Puppy Classes (February 2017)

Luna in the water bowlDue to the extreme temperatures of the past couple of weekends, and the possibility of further heat waves during the remaining months of summer and into early autumn, the Club has decided start and end times for our Adult Dogs Responsible Dog Ownership (RDO) Course and Puppy Classes will be brought forward an hour earlier than usual.

These changes will also affect registration/joiner times and Activity Class and are effective from Sunday 19th February.

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Next Training Date

Sunday 20th August 2017

Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your class start time.

Note: The Color Run is being held in Centennial Park this Sunday - there will be gate and road closures!

8am Adult Dog Joiner/Registration (for dogs 6 months & older) for Responsible Dog Ownership Course

Tip: Arrive early because class sizes are capped to no more than 10 dogs per Week 1 Class and can fill quickly - see Registration / Joining Process in Quick Links menu (below) for full details.

And don't forget to bring your dog's proof of vaccination!

8am Class 2, Activity Class (Inspection Line 7:45-8am).

9am Responsible Dog Ownership Classes (Weeks 1,3,5), Foundation Class & Classes 1, 3 & 4 (Inspection Line 8:30-9am)

10:15am Puppy Classes (2,4,6), Rally-O Class (TBC)

Next Puppy Joiner (for dogs under 6 months): 27th August 2017

Any questions? Check our Quick Links menu (below) for FAQs, Registration/Joining Process, Training Times, Membership Fees & How to Find Us etc.