NSDTC Disciplines

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Obedience Training

Time to book your class in

Obedience classes must be booked in, members are invited to book their class now with the class co ordinators for Saturday afternoons:

Step 1 Find your correct class from the list below for your dog.

Step 2 Email the listed class Co Ordinator with the following details:

  • Full name
  • Dog’s name
  • Mobile number

Step 3 Your class co-ordinator will be in touch.

Brand new Puppies under 6 months of age: Puppies Week 1-4 Julianwilljules@yahoo.com.au
Graduates from Puppies Week 1-4: Puppies 1Julianwilljules@yahoo.com.au
Brand new Dog over six months of age: New Dogs MikeMricher2711@gmail.com
Graduates from New Dogs: First Class Debsdutta.debasmita@gmail.com
KK9: Second Class Jennyjenny.burnell@live.com.au
Third Class MargaretMargRamsay1@optusnet.com.au
Fourth class Advanced Skills Debsdutta.debasmita@gmail.com
Fifth Class CCD Learners Rebeccarebecca@nsdogtraining.org.au
Sixth and Seventh Class CCD Triallers and CD Triallers Rebeccarebecca@nsdogtraining.org.au

Our Obedience classes will be limited to ten including the Instructor and the Class Co Ordinator for your safety and the safety of others. To book in you must be a current member and have sent your vaccination certificate to our membership team.

We want to keep in touch with you and your Obedience Needs.


Will be back soon too so that all our members can train via our popular Zoom Meetings

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 832 3245 9125
Passcode: 123123

We are really really looking forward to seeing you.



Chief Instructor Obedience.

Scent Work Classes

Scent Work Classes are now up and running and proving very popular. All Level 1 Beginners classes for the remainder of 2022 and 2023 are now fully booked, with very limited spaces in the higher levels

Beginners Classes for the remainder of 2022 and all of 2023 are now fully subscribed. I am now taking a waiting list for 2024.

Bookings for blocks of classes will be accepted by email only to goldsack@ozemail.com.au 

Each class will have a maximum of 6 dog and handler teams.

Classes offered by NSDTC on Saturdays:

Level 1 Beginners (6-week block using (primary) food) in Dog Hut B from 4-6pm

Level 2 Introduction to Odour 1 (6-week block where Birch odour is introduced) in Dog Hut B from 4-6pm

Level 3 Introduction to Odour 2 (4-week block where Anise odour is introduced) in Dog Hut B from 12-1pm

Level 4 Introduction to Odours 3 & 4 (4-week block where Clove and Cypress odours are introduced) in Dog Hut B from 12-1pm

Level 5 Advanced class for Triallers (4-week block where searches will be for all 4 odours) in Dog Hut B from 12-1pm

The classes scheduled for the remainder of 2022 are:

Level 2 Introduction to Odour (Birch) 13 August to 15 October – Fully subscribed

Level 5 Advanced 27 August to 24 September – Fully subscribed

Level 3 Introduction to Anise 22 October to 12 November – Fully subscribed

Level 1 Beginners 29 October to 3 December – Fully subscribed

Level 4 Introduction to Clove/Cypress – 19 November to 17 December – Very limited spaces available

Level 2 Introduction to Birch – 10 December to 4 February (excluding Christmas/New Year break) – Very limited spaces available

For each class, please bring your dog, a large quantity of high value treats, a lead of between 3 and 5 metres in length, a harness with a back clip attachment and a water bowl for your dog.

When your dog is not searching, he will need to be crated outside the building or left in your car between runs.

Gael Goldsack

Scent Work Coordinator.

Many thanks to Wendy Jones from the Manly Club who has provided the following comprehensive PDF document full of Tricks, Training and other useful information for our NSDTC furry friends.