Dog Body Language

What Is Your Dog Trying to Tell You! Bite prevention starts with understand what a dog is trying to say! Please help us spread the word!! Courtesy of: The Family Dog – Follow them on Facebook  

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The Truth About Treats

Why Do We Use Them In Training? Today, I want to talk about a topic that seems to provoke a fair amount of consternation among students in my beginner obedience class.  Namely, this: Why do we have to use treats? This is a reasonable, and very common question – and so, I will do my best to shed some…

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Training Each Saturday

Beginners Classes and Class 1 & 2 all commence at 2pm Classes       3 & 4 commence at 3.30pm   Please arrive approximately 15 minutes early to allow you and your dog to settle before class begins It might be raining or a bit chilly, but we’re still training….  

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Hume Council Grant

Hume City Council Community Grant 2017 SDODC – Proud recipient of Hume City Council Community Grant 2017 President Clare McDonald & Secretary Leonie Gray at the Presentation Ceremony with Cr Anne Potter & Cr Leigh Johnson – Thank you Hume City Council for your support

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Training 2017

Training for 2017 has resumed Saturday – Weather permitting Please come along early to renew your membership before class – if the weather forecast is for 30 or above, there will be no training, but we will be at the club for membership renewals from 1.15pm until 2.30pm. We look forward to a terrific year ahead.

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Dog Ownership

Responsible Dog Ownership   Sunbury & District Obedience Dog Club (SDODC) is dedicated to helping you understand your dog through positive based training methods. Positive reinforcement training uses praise and/or treats to reward your dog for doing something you want him to do. Because the reward makes him or her more likely to repeat the behaviour, positive reinforcement is…

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Walking Your Dog

Walking Your Dog Mix it up, walk a different path, introduce your dog to new areas, check out these great walks in Sunbury and surrounding areas * *WALK SUGGESTION Gisborne Botanical Gardens Why not try Spavin Lake Kismet Creek/Rupertswood Lake

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Try Something Different

Let’s Try something Different It’s a great idea to try something different with your dog. They enjoy the changes. Sheep Herding – Take a look at www.diggersherding.com Dancing with Dogs – www.melbournecaninefreestyle.com.au Tracking | Scent Detection – www.scentdogsaustralia.com Dog Pool | Fun Agility Equipement | Fully Enclosed Grass & Sand Runs – www.kepala.com.au

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First Aid Training

First Aid Training The club offers training in: General Obedience Rally Obedience Agility Special Workshops include: Scent Work, First Aid for your Dog, and more

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