Club Rules

Club Rules Regarding Training Classes

  1. All dogs must have a vaccination certificate and be vaccinated against Distemper, Hardpad, Leptospirosis and Parvo Virus, alternatively a letter confirming the dog has sufficient antibodies in its blood and that it is immune against the diseases previously mentioned. The certificate or letter must be produced when paying fees.
  2. All new members must complete 8 weeks of training. If satisfactory progress is not achieved continued training may not be offered.
  3. Only fully paid up members will be allowed to handle dogs in the classes. The Club will accept no responsibility for any persons who handles dogs and is not a fully paid up member.
  4. Any absence of two weeks or more should be notified to the secretary. Failure to do so may result in your place being lost.
  5. Dogs must be wormed regularly, adult dogs at least every six months and puppies more often.
  6. Dogs must be kept on a lead in and around the hall, unless instructed otherwise by one of the Trainers.
  7. Members must ensure that their dogs do not foul the area within the Church gates, or on the footpath outside the gates. Any mishaps must be cleaned up immediately.
  8. Dogs must not be allowed to make excessive noise on entering or leaving the hall, nor be left to bark outside.
  9. In the Puppies, Pre-Beginners and Beginners Class the dog should have the same handler each week.
  10. Dogs should not be fed immediately before training and should be well exercised before entering the hall.
  11. Bitches in season should not be brought to training classes. The use of anti-mate spray does not fool anyone and certainly not the dogs.
  12. It is advisable to wear flat shoes for training.
  13. Do not bring your dog if it is coughing or unwell.
  14. If the dog’s handler changes, in any class, the new handler must start at Puppy or Pre-Beginner level.
  15. Children are welcome but please do not let them run around while training classes are in progress. If children want to pat or stroke a strange dog please check with the dog’s owner first.
  16. Please sign the attendance book when you arrive for your class and wear a name badge with your name and your dogs name on it (provided at the hall entrance).