Training Ground Rules

  1. All dogs are to remain on leash during class unless approved by an instructor.
  2. All dogs are to be tethered/crated whilst equipment and sets are being built/packed up.
  3. If their dog is barking whilst tethered or crated a handler is to make a genuine effort to quieten the dog. Barking dogs disturb not only the rest of the club members but the other clubs who utilise the SPSA grounds.
  4. All faeces are to be picked up and placed in the green bins provided.
  5. No bitches on heat are to be brought onto the grounds.
  6. A dog diagnosed with Canine Cough (and any other dogs living in the household) may not attend club for 21 days from the first onset of symptoms. A committee member needs to be notified as well so that we can make necessary notifications.
  7. A dog diagnosed with Parvovirus (and all dogs living in the same household) needs to have a veterinary clearance before being able to return to club. A committee member needs to be notified as well so that we can make necessary notifications.
  8. Dogs are to be restrained from urinating on agility or obedience equipment, the clubhouse and crates – handlers are to wash the urine from the area.
  9. All members are required to sign in and pay training fees (if applicable) before assisting with set out of agility or obedience equipment. You need to arrive prior to 7pm Monday-Thursday and prior to 8:00am on a Saturday morning.
  10. All handlers are required to help set up and dismantle the agility and obedience equipment.
  11. All members are required to arrive at club at a suitable time to assist with the setup of agility and obedience equipment – or else stay back at the end to assist with the packing up.
  12. All members must abide by the “members code of conduct”. View here Club Policies.
  13. No equipment is to be used unless under instruction, or with permission of, an instructor.
  14. Suitable footwear must be worn.
  15. All handlers are responsible for their own dogs.
  16. Please keep away from tethered or crated dogs.
  17. Children must be supervised at all times.
  18. No smoking whilst inside the PADS grounds.
  19. Harsh handling will not be tolerated.
  20. No check chains are allowed on the grounds at all.
  21. All dogs and handlers must have FUN!