Education and training
Free obedience training courses
Local residents can attend a free obedience training course with their canine in one of our dog-friendly parks. Provided by Procanine, a specialist training company, the course helps owners learn and practice the skills they need to maintain a well-mannered dog.
The course runs over 6 consecutive weeks and suits dogs aged 5 months and over. To take part, your dog must have had all necessary vaccinations.
Courses are held in the parks listed below. Dates for 2013 will be available soon.
- Sydney Park (St Peters)
- Federal Park (Glebe)
- Ward Park (Surry Hills)
- Harmony Park (Surry Hills)
- Joynton Park (Green Square)
- Rushcutters Bay Park (Rushcutters Bay)
Places are limited. Contact Procanine directly to express your interest in attending a course. They will process and confirm your booking.
Mobile: 0404 603 950
It is important to understand some basic truths about dogs so the whole family can enjoy their company safely. Our fact sheets below explain what to do with a dog who barks excessively, how to pick up your dog's waste safely, and why owners should keep dogs behind their fence and stop them from roaming. Download the fact sheets below.
Keeping children safe
These fact sheets are designed to help parents teach children about playing it safe around dogs. They are perfect for printing out and colouring in! Check the Downloads section below.
|Obedience training courses: April to June 2013||PDF 24.5 KB||Download|
|Barking dogs fact sheet||PDF 906.1 KB||Download|
|Children and dogs - safety fact sheet||PDF 1.1 MB||Download|
|Faeces fact sheet||PDF 810.5 KB||Download|
|Roaming dogs fact sheet||PDF 766.7 KB||Download|
Last updated: Monday, 6 May 2013