What Classes Are We Wanting and When??

Hi Everyone,

All members are invited to a meeting in the Rotorua Dog Obedience clubrooms on Tuesday 12th June at 6.00pm to discuss and plan what classes our members are wanting run over the next 12 months and planning to ensure the programme is targeted to members needs and sustainable.

We would like as much input as we can from all of our members and our trainers. We would also like to hear from anyone who is interested in helping with running classes by either taking a class or being the support person to assist a trainer with their class.

Classes we are thinking of holding are:

  • Pet Dog basic obedience,
  • Canine Good Citizen Basic ( follow on from Pet Dog),
  • Canine Good Citizen Bronze/Silver/Gold
  • Noseworx,( Teaching dogs to search for smells)
  • Tricks Training
  •  Agility Foundation
  • Agility Starters, Agility Senior
  •   Rally-O,
  •  Competition Obedience

We would love to see everyone at our meeting, but if you cannot make it, for planning purposes,  please email me with what classes you would like to participate in over the next 12 months.
My email is josteve@hotmail.co.nz

Jo Klein, President Rotorua Dog Obedience Club.

New RDOC Committee 2018-2019

A big thank you to all who attended our latest AGM on the 1st of May and to all those who raised a hand to volunteer their time in the coming year ahead.

Elected members as below:

President: Jo Klein
Vice President: Ann McSweeney (Also Rally-O Coordinator)
Secretary: Melissa Evans
Treasurer:Peter Franz

Committee Members:
Ginny Christians (Also Obedience Coordinator)
Dawn Williams (Also Agility Coordinator)
Saskia Murray
Aine Davis
Gloria Parkinson
Jeanette Peacock

For any concerns, suggestions or queries please contact one of the above club members

AGM Meeting - 1st of May 2018

The Rotorua Dog Obedience Club hereby gives notice of the Annual General Meeting to be held
on the 1st of May at 6.30pm at the club rooms on Bennetts Road Rotorua. The club will be
providing a hot supper at the beginning of the meeting.


    > The receipt from the Committee of the Annual Report and Balance sheet.
    > Election of Officers of the club and the Committee for the ensuing year.
    > Life membership elections
    > Fix subscriptions for the ensuing year
    > Any other general business to the meeting

No nominations for life membership have been received by the secretary. If you wish to nominate
any member for life membership please notify the secretary by Friday the 20th of April. Any
nominations received will be notified to members by Monday the 23rd of April.

All members are reminded that subs must be paid on or before the AGM for members to be
eligible to vote.
The subs:

    Single $70 with a $10 discount if paid before the AGM
    Family $95 with a $10 discount if paid before the AGM

Please note all Key holders are required to hand in their key at the meeting so they can be

Please ensure the membership secretary has your correct details. You can view and amend
these by emailing rotoruadogtraining@gmail.com

Your RDOC 2013-2014 Committee

A big thank you to all who attended our latest AGM the other week and to all those who raised a hand to volunteer their time and knowledge to our 2013-2014 Committee. Elected members as below:

President: Keryn Fiske (Also Agility Coordinator)
Vice President: Jeanette Peacock
Secretary: Ginny Christians
Treasurer: Heather Mitchell

Committee Members:
Ann McSweeney (Also Obedience Coordinator)
Alison Marett (Also Newsletter Editor)
Deanna MacDonald
Julie Cowell
Sally Haddon
Fiona Leighton

For any concerns, suggestions or queries please contact one of the above club members

  • Basic Obedience Basic Obedience We provide training and handling skills for dog owners who wish to have well socialised, well behaved and well trained dogs. Owners will gain more control over their dog with basic obedience and socialisation.
  • Canine Good Citizen Canine Good Citizen The emphasis with CGC is to ensure that your dog will be a respected member of the community because it is trained to act with good manners in the home, in public, and in the presence of other dogs.
  • Agility Agility Agility is a fun activity using a range of agility equipment - jumps, tunnels, weave poles, A-frame, seesaw, and dog walks. Agility is fun and is great exercise for dog and handler alike, as they learn skilled control to negotiate a course containing a variety of obstacles.
  • Fly-gility Fly-gility Fly-gility is a dog sport that mixes elements of agility and flyball. The dog is sent away to fetch a ball from a flyball box while navigating tunnels, jumps and weaves before returning the ball to the handler.
  • Rally-O Rally-O Rally-O is a sport which contains elements of obedience and agility. The course has numbered stations with a different exercise performed at each station. Courses can include cones and jumps as well as turns, sits, downs and recalls.

Rotorua Dog Obedience Club Rooms

The club rooms are at Karenga Park, Bennetts Road, Rotorua

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