Gippsland Obedience Dog Club (GODC) 

Club Achievements


Congratulations to our members for a vast array of achievements.

Photos, courtesy of club members.

GODC Annual Awards 2022

Maribeth with Rhett
Maribeth with Rhett

Tracking Handler of the Year
Maribeth Murphy and Rhett

The team achieved eight passes in Tracking and six passes in Track and Search.

22 October, Graduation Day

Jessica and Phoenix
Jessica and Phoenix

Puppies

eq 1. Jessica Thomas with Phoenix
        Kyla Winter with Hollie

eq 2. Ebony Stray with Willow
        Ella Blitz with Harper
        Meg Huisken with Jaegar
        Emma McDonald with Kevin
3.     Roland Chitate with Cash

Pass
        Sharon O’Rielly with Pepper

Jessica with Zeke
Jessica with Zeke

Beginners

1. Jessica Thomas with Zeke

2. Nicole Bullen with Arlo
3. Lynda Earl with Diana

Passes
    Sheila Moule with Chino
    Jessica Topperwein with Ace
    Brett O’Conner with Clyde
    Ebony Hooimeyer with Havardi
    Ryan Marriott with Banjo

Zena
Zena

Class 1

1. Tania Farrell with Zena

2. Lily Brown with Audrey
3. Liddy Lambert with Pety

Brenda and Harper
Brenda and Harper

Class 2

1. Brenda Cheetham with Harper (NQ)

2. Emma McDonald with Queenie (NQ)
3. Noeline Negro with Brandon (NQ)

Maribeth with Rhett
Maribeth with Rhett

Class 3

1. Maribeth Murphy with Belle

2. Paul Bur with Hunter
3. Keith Coverdale with Nellie

David and Jessy
David and Jessy

Class 4

1. David Hoch with Jessy

2. Andrea Ryan with Harley (NQ)
3. Anne Rendell with Charlie (NQ)

Maribeth and Scarlett
Maribeth and Scarlett

Open

1. Maribeth Murphy with Scarlett (NQ)

2. Andrea Ryan with Harley (NQ)

October Titles

Renee and Boost
Renee and Boost

Renee Pattten and Boost
Title: GD

Boost gained his Gambler Dog title at the Royal Melbourne Show on Sunday, 2 October at their ‘Games Trial’ with a third place.
 

Maribeth with Rhett
Maribeth with Rhett

Maribeth Murphy and Belle
Title: CCD

Belle earned her third pass in CCD gaining her title.

She did lovely work with a score of 91/100 and a third place.

Ed with Betty
Ed with Betty

Ed Smith and Betty
Title: TS Grand Champion

What a way to finish off their tracking career with the much sort after Track & Search Grand Champion title with a grading of Excellent.
 

Azhura
Azhura

Ruth Harvey and Azhura
Title: SWA

This is Azhura's third title for the year.

Advanced Scentwork, no less.

Tully in action
Tully in action

Elspeth Stevens and Tully
Title: SWN

Tully managed two passes on Saturday, 1 October at the State Scent Work trial to gain her Novice title.

Snoop
Snoop

Lorraine McCluskey and Snoop
Title: SWA

Snoop gained his Scentwork Advanced title at the recent Victorian State Scentwork Trial.

He also was the proud recipient of the Fastest Search for a Border Collie in Advanced.

Rebel
Rebel

Lesley Meikle and Rebel
Title: SWN

Rebel obtained two passes at the State Scent Work trial to obtain her Novice title.

Kaye with Logan
Kaye with Logan

Kaye Yarnold and Logan
Title: TSDX

On the weekend of 14-16 October, the dogs and I made a very wet trip to Bendigo for the last Track and Search Trial of the year

Logan was about to try for his very first urban track, his Test 5. He didn't disappoint, passing  with a grading of Very Good. He also passed a further track to attain his Track and Search Dog Excellent title.

Kaye with Logan
Kaye with Logan

Kaye Yarnold and Logan
Title: TS

At the last Track and Search Trial of the year in Bendigo (14-16 October), Dulcie was there to attempt the ultimate Track and Search test, her Test 10.

She rocketed around the track to get that pass and gain her Track and Search Grand Champion title.

September Titles

Boost with Renee
Boost with Renee

Renee Patten and Boost
Title: JDX

Boost gained his JDX title on the last weekend of August and it was at Victoria’s first indoor trial, with a first placing.

It's been a struggle to get this one but they finally did it. Boost is only three, so super cool that he’s in masters jumping already.

Hype
Hype

Renee Patten and Hype
Title: SWN

Renee and Hype obtained two passes at the Border Collie Club of Victoria’s trial in July, giving them their Scent Work Novice title.

Boost with Renee
Boost with Renee

Renee Patten and Boost
Title: ET

Renee and Boost obtained their ET title on 3 July at East Gippsland Dog Obedience Club.

Tucker
Tucker

Deb Stennings and Tucker
Title: ET

Deb and Tucker obtained their ET title on 3  July at East Gippsland Dog Obedience Club.

Ruby
 Ruby

June Cantwell and Ruby
Title: CCD

Well done to this team for obtaining their Community Companion Dog title at Geelong.

Ruby
Ruby

June Cantwell and Ruby
Title: RN

June and Ruby also got their second title for the year at Geelong in Rally Novice.

All that training is reaping the benefits.

Belle
Belle

Maribeth Murphy and Belle
Title: RA

Little Belle achieved her Rally Advanced title, getting her second pass at Westernport on a Saturday, then her third pass (with a third place) and title at Bendigo on the Sunday.

She has been doing a lovely job with both rally and obedience at only 16 months old.

Rebel with Lesley
Rebel with Lesley

Lesley Meikle and Rebel
Title: TDX

Rebel gainied her TDX at Inverleigh. She passed with a very Good.

That's an amazings achievement in just six months.

Rhett
Rhett

Maribeth Murphy and Rhett
Title: TSDX

On 16 September, we went to the GSDCV Track and Search trial where Rhett did his Test 6 Night Track.

He was so quick and confident, and he passed with a grade of Very Good, earning his Track and Search Dog Excellent title.

Darryl with Mardi
Darryl with Mardi

Mardi Donovan and Darryl
Title: TD

Mardi and Darryl have received their Tracking Dog title at Inverleigh with a grading of Very Good in very windy conditions.

Jindi
Jindi

Michelle Morrison and Jindi
Title: RA

The little nugget, after nearly 12 months of unsuccessful attempts, finally gained her third pass required for her Rally Advanced title on 12 June.

Her score of 100 was Highest in Trial.

Jindi
Jindi

Mihcelle Morrison and Jindi
Title: TK.S

Jindi gained the last pass required for her Tricks Starters title at the K9 event at KCC Park on 24 July, after "playing" in the first 2 events!

On her third try for the day, she nailed it with a score of 59/60.

Betty
Betty

Ed Smith and Betty
Title: TS Ch.

Ed and Betty obtained their Track & Search Champion title at Morwell’s trial on the first weekend of September with a grading of Excellent.

Nothing sweeter than doing well on your home ground.

Monty
Monty

Julie Fry and Monty
Title: RE

Monty gained his final pass at East Gippsland Dog Obedience Club’s trial to give him his Rally Excellent Title.

Utah in action
Utah in action

Darren Stebbings and Utah
Title: TS Grand Champion

Utah and Darren obtained their Track & Search Grand Champion title at the Club's trial on 3 September.
 

Utah with his support crew
Utah with his support crew

Darren Stebbings and Utah
Title: Tracking Champion

Utah and Darren obtained their Track Champion title on 9 September, only a week after their TS Grand Ch. title.

What a successful way to finish off their tracking career.

Hype with Renee and awards
Hype with Renee and awards

Renee Patten and Hype
Title: ADO

Renee and Hype went to the Melbourne Show on 25 September, where they obtained Hype’s Agility Dog Open title with a first place.

On top of that he took at Best Agility Dog in Show 2022 for that run. That’s the top award at the Royal Melbourne Show. Renee is over the moon with such a special award.

Holly with awards
Holly with awards

Pat Embleton and Holly
Title: RA

On 18 September Pat and Holly travelled to the EGODC’s Rally Trial where Holly had her first try at Rally Advanced.

She passed all three tests to gain a second place and her Rally Advanced Title.

Sammy and Paddington with rosettes
Sammy and Paddington with rosettes

Robyn Davis with Sammy and Paddington
Titles: TD (Sammy)
            TCh. (Paddington)

Both titles were obtained at Ballarat.

Gwen
Gwen

Gail Smith and Gwen
Title: TS

Little Gwen gained her Track & Search Grand Champion at the Club's trial on 2 September.

Logan
Logan

Kaye Yarnold and Logan
Title: SWN

Kaye and Logan obtained their Scent Work Novice title at Frankston on 28 August.

Logan
Logan

Kaye Yarnold and Logan
Title: TSD

Logan received his Track and Search Dog title at the Club’s trial.

Dulcie
Dulcie

Kaye Yarnold and Dulcie
Title: TCh.

This little munchkin gives everything she’s got.

At the Gippsland Obedience Dog Club Tracking trial on the weekend of 16–18 July, she did it again. Dulcie attained her Tracking Champion title.
 

Logan
Logan

Kaye Yarnold and Logan
Title: TDX

Logan obtained his Tracking Dog Excellent title at Gippsland Obedience Dog Club Tracking trial on the weekend of 16–18 July, the same weekend as Dulcie got her Tracking Champion title.

Dulcie
Dulcie

Kaye Yarnold and Dulcie
Title: TS

Kaye and Dulcie obtained their Track & Search Champion title at the Club's trial on the 2 September.

Kaye is proud of her dogs' many achievements.




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