Membership must be renewed each year, accompanied by payment of dues. For more information, please see the 2017 membership renewal form.
To become an Associate Member of QCDTC, you must take part in training classes at QCDTC for a period of six months (at least three regular classes), have attended two of the monthly members' meetings, and have assisted in at least one club activity (such as assisting at a trial or show'n'go). Once you have satisfied all these requirements, fill in and return the membership application form. Included in this is the need for two sponsors (such as teachers of your classes) to recommend you.
Once you have been an associate member for at least one year, you may apply to be a Regular Member using the membership change form. This carries additional privileges, such as the right to vote and to hold office.
Junior Membership is for 12 to 17 year-olds, who must take part in training classes at QCDTC for a period of six months (at least three regular classes) or, at the discretion of the Board of Directors, take part in classes for three months and have one leg towards an AKC title. Junior Members are required to change their status to Regular Members on their 18th birthday using the membership change form.
Lifetime Membership is open to longstanding Regular Members. Application may be made using the membership change form.
Those unable to be a part of the club for an extended period of time may apply to transfer to being Inactive Members using the membership change form.