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Welcome to the Altona Civic Obedience Dog Club (ACODC), a reputable establishment celebrating its 54th Anniversary this year. Founded in 1968, ACODC has been a cornerstone in the Altona community, providing comprehensive obedience training for dogs of all ages and skill levels. From basic obedience for beginners to advanced trial standards, as well as Agility and Rally Obedience, our experienced Instructors are dedicated to helping you build a strong bond with your furry companion.

At ACODC, we are a not-for-profit organization focused on promoting responsible dog ownership and enhancing the well-being of our canine friends. Our diverse range of training disciplines ensures that both dogs and handlers can enjoy the learning process and develop new skills together. Whether you are interested in competitive trialing or simply want to strengthen your dog’s obedience and socialization, our Club offers a supportive environment where you can achieve your training goals.

  • President: Bill Gilmour
  • Chief Instructor: Sergio Farrugia
  • Secretary: Kerrie Scully
  • Assistant Secretary: Katie Treloar
  • Treasurer: Dean Scully
  • Sponsorship Coordinator: Ellen Krajnc
  • Social Secretary: Margaret Hodgkiss
  • General Committee Members: Simon Luketic, Joe Cimino, Lorraine Grieve, Norm Patullo

Joining ACODC as a member not only grants you access to expert training and guidance but also opens doors to a vibrant community of dog lovers. Our Club hosts social events throughout the year, providing opportunities to connect with like-minded individuals and forge lasting friendships. Whether you are a seasoned dog owner or a first-time puppy parent, ACODC is here to support you on your journey towards a well-mannered, socialized, and happy canine companion.