Training cancelled – Saturday 13/02/2021

The Victorian Premier announced this afternoon that from 11:59pm tonight (Friday, 12 February), Victoria will go into a 5-Day stage 4 lockdown.

As a result of this announcement all classes on Saturday the 13/02/2021 and class 3s to 5s on Tuesday night are being cancelled.

If you have booked into Eventbrite, you will receive a message that this has been cancelled. Don’t forget to book for the following week, if you have not already done so.

We look forward to all classes resuming from the following Saturday the 20/02/2021.

Training is back!!

Training will be returning from Saturday 7 November.

Due to COVID we will not be running our usual class schedule and will also be running a booking system. You cannot attend a class or visit the club unless you have booked and are attending a class.

Refer to the email sent to members from the NODC Secretary or Contact Us for further details.

Training returning soon!!

The light at the end of the tunnel is getting brighter – Training will be returning soon!!

Keep watching for updates here.

Numbers will be limited owing to distancing and ability to hear instructors.

We are setting up a booking system for each week – an Email coming soon explaining this.

Looking forward to seeing everyone again.


Hope everyone is staying safe.
Dogs Victoria have now advised that the cancellation of all Dogs Victoria events has been extended until end of July. This includes our club training activities.
Further training updates will then be provided to our members though our communication channels Facebook / Webpage and Email.
I think we are all keen for this to be over so we can start classes again. Will be so good to see everyone again when we come out of this.
In the meantime, look after yourselves and your dogs.

COVID 19 Update – All Training Cancelled Until 30 April


Tuesday night and Saturday trainings are now cancelled until at least 30th April.

Dogs Victoria have advised that from Monday 16 March 2020 until Thursday 30 April 2020 – all Dogs Victoria events are to be cancelled or postponed. This includes our club training activities.

Dogs Victoria will review the situation on Wednesday 15 April 2020 and will advise of any further actions post this date.

Further training updates will then be provided to our members though our communication channels Facebook / this Webpage and Email.

In the meantime, look after yourselves and your pooches.


We are all aware of the concerns regarding the Coronavirus Health alert, and we, as the Northcote Obedience Dog Club, are following the guidelines from Australian Government Department of Health, which is also the recommendation from Dogs Victoria.

We will still be holding training tomorrow. To assist us with minimising the risk to all club members we will be giving each other some space during training (1.5 metres distance from other members) and ask you also maintain a similar distance from each other before and after training.

To protect you and your fellow club members please ensure that if you are unwell or been in contact with an unwell person or even someone that you suspect has been in contact with a person with COVID-19 within the last 14 days that you do not attend training.

Instead seek appropriate medical advice. More information may be found on the Government Health Authorities sites.

If you suspect that you have become infected and have attended training within the last 14 days we ask that you inform the Secretary as soon as possible to enable the appropriate trace back to occur.

The AVA have provided advice that there is no record of Dog to Human transmission of this virus.

Further training updates will be provided though our communication channels Facebook / Webpage and Email.

Return to training 1 Feb – New Member Registrations

Saturday training for 2020 resumes on Sat 1 Feb.

New Members

To allow us to handle the volume of new members on the first day back we will be taking new member registrations at the one off time of 10.30 am – 11.30 am for Saturday 1 Feb only.

PLEASE BRING CASH FOR PAYMENT – we don’t have card payment facilities. Also current vaccination certificate will be required.

As people register, we will be running special puppy (up to 6 months) and introduction (dogs over 6 months) classes for new members in small groups during this time.

Refer to About Us for membership fee details. Membership form can be downloaded here. Contact Deb on 0412 037 705 for any other enquiries.

Note: This is a one off arrangement to allow us to handle the volume of new members on the first day back without impacting regular training. From 8 Feb, new member registration will be at the usual time of 1.15 – 1.45 pm.

For Existing Members, renewals are not due until end of February and training on 1 Feb will be at the usual class times:

2 pm – Puppies, Class 2, 3 & 5

3.15 – Class 1 & 4