Members competing in Dog Sports have the opportunity to refine and develop their skills under the guidance of experience coaches and mentors.

What to bring

  • Flat collar and lead (if training in Obedience or Rally Obedience, bring the collar and lead you will use during completion).
  • Treat pouch or bum-bag which allows easy access to treats during training.
  • Lots of small, moist, easy to swallow yummy treats about the size of your small fingertip (e.g. sausage, cheese).
  • Bring a container with extra treats to refill your treat pouch when needed.
  • Tug toy or other non-food reward.
  • Crate.

2020 Course dates and times

  • Obedience (Advanced): Thursday, 6:30 pm to 7:30 m
  • Agility/Jumping (Advanced): Thursday, 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm. Sunday 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm, (summer 4:30pm to 6:30pm)
  • Rally Obedience: Once a month typically on Tuesday, 8:15 pm. Details posted on the Club’s Facebook page.
  • Trick Dog Training: Once a month typically on Tuesday, 8:15 pm. Details posted on the Club’s Facebook page.
  • FlyBall: Wednesday, 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm
  • K9 Scent Games: Friday evening and Saturday mornings. Dates and times posted on the Club’s Facebook page.

Dog sport training etiquette

  • Please arrive at least 30 minutes before start time so you can set up your crate, toilet your dog and assist with the set up of equipment.
  • All participants are requested to assist with the set up and pack down of all equipment.
  • Dogs must be securely crated when not training.
  • A dog can only be off lead when it is training in the ring.  Do not allow your dog to run off-lead between the ring and their crate.
  • Use the designated toileting areas only.

Location

CCKC Clubhouse, 1 Quigley Street Cairns.

Cost

  • Annual fee of $85 for members.
  • A pro-rata fee of $45 applies for handlers joining after 30 June.

Short courses and workshops

Throughout the year a variety of short courses or workshops are also held, for example:

  • Crate games
  • Weave poles
  • Tracking

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