Events

Alexis Davison of Scholars in Collars: 30-31 March 2019

Bellarine Dog Activities Group is excited to announce that we will again be hosting Alexis Davison of Scholars in Collars to deliver dog training workshops in the Geelong region, over the weekend of 30 and 31 March 2019.

Alexis will deliver two different workshops, targeted to addressing some of the big challenges that many of us face when training our dogs:

Walk this Way.
Teach your dog to walk on a loose lead, 3hrs:
Saturday 30 March 2pm to 5pm, or Sunday 31 March 9:30 am to 12:30.
View the Walk This Way flyer as a PDF.
Register for Walk This Way

Calm. Controlled. Centered.
Teach your excitable dog some self-control, 3hrs:
Saturday 30 March 9:30 am to 12:30 pm.
View the Calm. ControlledCentered flyer as a PDF.
Register for Calm, Controlled Centred.

Dog numbers are limited, so apply early if you are interested.
Both workshops have positions for handlers with dogs, and for observers.

Further information is available on our Workshops and Trials page.

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16-17 March: Nina Bondarenko event

An informative weekend with NINA BONDARENKO:
Sat 16th – Sun 17th March 2019

Geelong Showgrounds, Victoria (79 Breakwater Rd, Geelong East VIC 3219)

Bellarine Dog Activities Group Inc. is proud to host Nina Bondarenko for a weekend of: 
CANINE BEHAVIOUR, COMMUNICATION AND TRAINING

Nina Bondarenko has been training and working with dogs and many other species for over 30 years. She is a Behavioural Consultant and Lecturer as well as being the author & illustrator of “Hearts, Minds and Paws” and co-author of “Partners for Life”. Nina delivers speaking and training engagements in many countries and is sought after for her knowledge and skills in the behaviour and training of assistance and detection dogs.

SATURDAY 16th March 2019:
SMARTer Seminar
 (See, Mark & Reward Training)
Saturday is a seminar format – no dogs. 50 places available. Cost $50 per person.

SUNDAY 17th March 2019:
Practical one on one sessions with handlers and dogs on training and communication challenges.

A limit of 15 dogs;  however 35 all day observer positions are also available. Cost $50 per observer, or $100 with a dog.
Prospective handlers for this workshop will need to submit an application form, which provides a profile of their dog with their case history and a description of the training or behavioural challenges they are encountering. Nina will select dogs appropriate for the Workshop from the profiles and applicants will be advised.

Download a PDF about the Nina Bondarenko BDAG workshop 16-17 March 2019 
or see further details on our Workshops and trials page.