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.

Training Cancelled (September 2015)

Due to overnight rain and continuing morning drizzle, dog training is cancelled today, Sunday 27th September. Even if the drizzle clears by 9 o'clock as suggested by the Bureau of Meteorology's rain radars, the grounds will be sodden and our helpers will get wet setting up for training. 

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Recap of Hand Signals (August 2015)

One area that causes grief for members progressing beyond our 6 week Responsible Dog Ownership Course tothe Club's higher classes, is hand signals for commands. Which hand should I use? Which direction should I run the hand? And what do I do with the other hand? 

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Online Form for Trial Results (July 2015)

The Club presents Trophies for Obedience Trialing and, from 2015, for Rally-O Trialers at our annual, training season ending, Xmas Fun Day.  

In addition, throughout the year we like to publish trial results in a special "shout out" section in the Club's newsletter, PawPrints, for all trialing successes, whether it be in Obedience, Rally-O, Agility, Endurance or even Dancing with Dogs!

You can now submit your trial results for this section via an online form.

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Next Training Date

Sunday 4th February 2018

Following the Club's season-ending Fun Day on 3rd December, our Helpers and Instructors are now having a well-earned break for the break festive season and summer holidays.

Training resumes at the Club on Sunday, 4th February 2018, which will be a Puppy Joiner our 6-week Puppy Classes (for dogs aged under 6 months). Our first Adult Dog Joiner for 2018 for the Club's Responsible Dog Ownership Course (for dogs 6 months and older) will be on Sunday, 11th February.

Note: Due to the summer heat and humidity, Training and Registration start times are scheduled earlier from the 4th February until the end of Daylight Saving - please see the Training Times page on the Club website for details.

Other Training Dates and details of the Registration/Joining Process are also available from the website.

We wish all our Members, their families and friends, and of course, their dogs, a safe and happy holiday. We look forward to seeing you again in the new year!