Training You To Train Your Dog

Chester

At Geelong Obedience Club we train YOU how to train your dogs. Training is teaching the dog to respond to certain sounds or signals, "Cues" for certain actions. Dogs react to voice tones NOT words. MODERN TRAINING METHODS use ASSOCIATION and MOTIVATION. Show, tell, and do, with praise for honest effort.

Dogs learn from experience. If an experience is rewarding to the dog it repeats it, if it is stressful, frightening or painful, dogs avoid repeating that experience. In training, we should try to make it fun for the dog so active participation by the handler, using fair and consistent training methods, is necessary.

All dogs, regardless of size, have certain needs. They need a firm and fair leader who will provide for them, play with them, train them, groom them and generally make them a part of the family; always remembering this is a DOG, not a human in a furry coat. Join our library or go to the local one and read about dogs and their behaviour. You are the driver now and must know how a dog thinks to get the best results from your training. Whom ever trains the dog becomes the dog's pack leader, therefore it is necessary all members of the family involved in the training.

  • Club Grounds Flooded

    The massive storm we had on the 24th April, has left the grounds under water again.

    This is going to take a while to dry out enough for us to train on.

    Hopefully, we will be able to get alternate grounds, but, if not we might have to cancel training.

    If this happens we will notify all members via Doggie Gossip.

    We will also post all notices on the club facebook page.


    Remember, this Sunday April 30th there is no training due to the trial.

    We will keep you posted as to any changes to the trial.

  • Triple Rally Obedience Trial - 29th & 30th April 2017

    Post entries must be received by 17th April

    Online Entries Close Sunday 23rd April


  • Club Calendar 2017
  • Trial Sponsors

    4 Legs Pet Food

    Hanrob Pet Hotels

Obedience Class Times

Session 1

9.00am - 9.45am

  • Puppies
  • Class 1

Session 2

10.15am - 11.00am

  • Class 1
  • Class 2
  • Class 3

Agility Class Times

Session 1

9.00am - 9.45am

Equipment set up 8.30am

  • Class 5
  • Class 6

Session 2

10.15am - 11.00am

  • Class 3
  • Class 4

Session 3

11.30am - 12.15pm

  • Class 1
  • Class 2

Rally Obedience Times

Advanced

10.15am

Equipment set up 10.00am

Novice

11.30am

Equipment set up 11.15am

Flyball Times

11.30am

Social Class Times

9.00am

Obedience Trial Training

Monday - 6.00pm / 6.30pm

  • Class 4