DODC is a non-profit organisation with the aim of promoting responsible dog ownership. DODC was established in 1967 and was the first Obedience Club established in the Northern Territory. 

All of the committee members and instructors are volunteers. 

Our committee is:


Office Holders:
    Nicolle Smith, President
    Klayton Robb, Vice President
    Dagmar Hackett, Secretary
    Gloria Page, Treasurer

Committee Members:
    Michelle Clements
    Merrilyn Robb
    Mel Gifkins
    Anna Padovan
    Maureen Pacey
    Kellie Grainger


To become a member of DODC bring your dog (and your dog's current vaccination record) along to the Dog Area at the Winnellie Showgrounds on the first Monday of each month at about 7:30 pm (puppies under 6 months of age can commence on any Monday night). 

You will need to complete a Membership Application and pay the appropriate fees. 

DODC's membership year commences on 1 April each year. The end of DODC financial year is March 31st. All renewals are due on 1st Monday of training in April - anyone who has joined in January / February or March of the current calendar year do not have to renew. 

Please feel free to fill out the membership form prior to attending for your first class - this will speed up the process at the 'check in' table.

Membership form - MS Word version                           Membership form - Adobe version


New Membership:

  Junior membership $10.00
  Single membership $15.00
  Double membership $20.00
  Family membership $25.00  

Renewal of Membership:

  Junior membership $10.00
  Single membership $10.00
  Double membership $15.00
  Family membership $20.00

Please note that only a financial member can handle a dog in a Class.

Juniors must have celebrated their 12th birthday and be under 17 years of age.

Ground Fees:
As well as the annual membership fee there is a "Ground Fee" of $20 per dog ($30 for one handler with 2 dogs) per month, payable in advance. Should you prefer to pay on line our account details are BankSA Casuarina BSB 105185 Account Number 15970440. Ensure you list your surname and Class number. This will enable us to better share table duties for our volunteers.