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Obedience

COST 

Membership is required for insurance purposes –
$15 Yearly Membership, plus $5 Joining Fee, $5 training fee each week.

ELIGIBILITY

All dogs over the age of 16 weeks. All dogs be vaccinated and a copy of your vaccination certificate MUST accompany your application form on your first night.

INTAKE

INTAKE NIGHT FOR NEW MEMBERS IS ON THE 1ST WEDNESDAY OF EACH MONTH ONLY. This is a ‘dogs FREE’ night where we will explain our training methods, show you the equipment recommended, give you a brief history or our club and answer any questions you may have.

Please come around 6.15pm to complete paperwork and bring a copy of your dog’s vaccination certificate.  Info night begins at 6.30pm

VENUE

Clubhouse is situated at Judy Holt Sporting Complex, Entry to grounds is via Old Cleveland Rd East and members MUST park on that side of the field.  
Please do NOT park near Club House

TIME/DATE

Obedience classes are held on WEDNESDAY nights as follows: 

Classes 1 and 2:

6.15pm set up  ; training 6.30pm – 7.15pm

Classes 3, 4 and 5:    7.30pm – 8.15pm 

Members of other Obedience Clubs are welcome to trialing training on WEDNESDAY nights for $5.00 per night.

DURATION

Each level of training lasts for four weeks and then you are voluntarily assessed for promotion to the next level. If successful, a promotion ribbon is awarded for levels 1 to 2, 2 to 3, and 3 to 4. If you are not quite ready for promotion, you are welcome to remain in that class for as long as you wish.

CLASS CONTENT

Class 1
Heeling on lead, normal pace, sit , right turn, left turn, right about turn, stand and drop, left about turn.

Class 2 
Reaffirm class 1 – All the steadiness exercises – stay, sit stay, drop stay, stand stay, slow pace, stand for exam, beginning of recall.

Class 3 
All heeling must be more precise, more voice control (getting ready for off lead work), fast pace, sit and drop stays, recall of lead, finish of recall, figure of eight, all hand and voice commands, introduce shoe lace (for off lead), introduce retrieve (hold/give and heeling, optional).

Class 4 
On lead heeling must be precise, introduce off lead heeling, general fine tuning of all exercises, signal only commands, voice only commands, full distance recalls, off lead sit stay and down stay, dumbell and retrieving work, introduce drop at distance, introduce broad jump, introduce solid jump.

Class 5
TRIALERS ONLY

 

MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION

One year membership $ 15.00

Joining Fee $5.00 (payable once only, if you pay your membership on time each year)Full year membership is $15.00 per annum July 1 each year (if you join after June 1 you get 13 months membership)Pro rata membership $7.50 per half year (joining between January 1 and May 31)Replacement fee $0.50 for lost or
destroyed membership tags Children must be over 10 years of age and able to follow instructors information.

TRAINING FEE  $5.00 per night

REDLANDS DOG OBEDIENCE CLUB INC.
Judy Holt Park, Entry via Old Cleveland Rd East.