Springwood District Dog Training Club meets at Lomatia Park, Springwood.
Thursday Evenings: 7.30pm – 8.45pm
Setup: 6.45 pm
Beginners: 7:00pm – 8:00pm
If you are interested in coming along to train your dog, please take the time to read the Club Rules – click here.
Enrolments are the 1st Thursday of each month from February to October
This is an information evening for handlers only – please don’t bring your dog the first week.
An 8 week course that teaches you the basics of dog training.
Week 1 Introduction
Week 2 Attention word, sit, release word, controlled walk, teaching tricks
Week 3 Heel command, sit stay, down, drop, happy recall, “the front” about turns
Week 4 Left and right turns, stand , “leave it” command.
Week 5 Sit stay with increased difficulty, happy recall, drop stay
Week 6 Heel with increased difficulty, sit stay 1 mtre, drop stay 1 mtre, return around dog
Week 7 Sit for exam, heel with increased difficulty, short formal recall
Week 8 Change of pace during heeling, revision of weeks 2-7, handlers demonstrate trick.
This class lets you have fun with your dog whilst continuing the basics of obedience training. This class gives you more basic dog handling skills which will give you the skills to join in to a variety of dog sports. You can continue with this class or you can develop your skills further and join our competition class.
Competition Training Class
This class is for the dog enthusiast who wants to go out and compete in Obedience Competitions. You will be given the opportunity to learn the skills needed to train your dog to competition level thus developing the dog handler partnership.