Disc Dogs

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Fergus competing at the ACT Spring Sensation
Fergus competing at the ACT Spring Sensation

Disc Dogs is a frisbee-based sport affiliated with an American Association, UpDog. UpDog was introduced to Australia in February 2016. Competitions consist of various games requiring different throwing techniques and strategies. Handlers have the options of throwing discs in the air for their dogs to catch or rolling them on the ground. This enables all types of dogs to participate in Disc Dogs. All dogs are required to catch rollers if under 18 months of age. This is to ensure growth plates are fused before training jumping techniques.

Class Overview

Penelope competing at the ACT Spring Sensation
Penelope competing at the ACT Spring Sensation

Disc Dog classes involve learning disc throwing techniques, bite work (teaching your dog how to catch the disc) and how to play UpDog games in preparation for competitions.

Signing Up for Disc Dogs

Before commencing training in Disc Dogs, your dog must have completed at least the Beginner Canine Companion level. To sign up, put your name down on the Disc Dogs waiting list at the BDOC Office or please send an expression of interest to disc@bdoc.asn.au including the age your dog and Companion Class level completed.

More Information

For more information, please contact the Disc Dogs coordinators at disc@bdoc.asn.au.

Fergus competing at the ACT Spring Sensation
Fergus competing at the ACT Spring Sensation
Penelope competing at the ACT Spring Sensation
Penelope competing at the ACT Spring Sensation
Jack competing at the ACT Spring Sensation
Jack competing at the ACT Spring Sensation
Halifax competing at the ACT Spring Sensation
Halifax competing at the ACT Spring Sensation