Advancements / Initiations


Registration Schedule will be posted when available!

All Dogs must first register with the League for the Convention prior to registering with the Dogs!.


All candidates for advancement or membership should keep checking back to this page for instructions.

Any dogs interested in lending a helping paw during the initiation process please contact the Honorable Mad Dog.

Watch for information on the National Convention page for updates for Daytona Beach, FL




Initiation will be held on Wednesday, 17 August 2022


All Applicants for Advancement and Membership must first register with the League for the Convention and then check into the Dog House prior to 17:00 on Monday. It is strongly suggested that if you are advancing to try and arrive on Sunday.



The Honorable Mad Dog will hold the Initial Costs to a total of 50 Big Bones. This will include the 25 Big Bones deposit for the collar (which is refundable with the return of the collar) and the Initiation Fee.


However, this does not include the cost of “extra” items, such additional Dog Bones, T-Shirts, Patches, etc.


Applications for Advancement and Applications for Membership

Get your Applications for Advancement into your Pound and Pack Dog Robbers early, even if you’re not sure you’re coming. Then it will be on file when you show up.

  • Bring a copy with you for safety sake.
  • Applications for Membership must have the recommendation section completed and signed by the Detachment Commandant.
  • Pups advancing to Devil Dog must have the Pound Endorsement.
  • All Application for Advancement forms must have the Pack Dog Robber Endorsement, where there is a Pack.
  •  The Mad Dog and Witness signature lines are left blank.
  • Make sure the Applications are filled out completely. This includes the medical disclaimer.
  • Incomplete forms will be returned

The following apply to Membership and Advancement to the degree of Devil Dog at the Supreme Growl only(See Article I, Section 101, paragraph F of the MODD Bylaws).

Candidates for membership in the Order at the Supreme Growl must have a minimum of three (3) years MCL membership.

Pups advancing to Devil Dog at the Supreme Growl must have two (2) years as a faithful PUP.


Send all Degree Advancement and Membership Forms to:

PDD Steve Joppa

Honorable Kennel Dog Robber

8617 Knob Hill Court

New Port Richey, FL 34653-6727


All applications for Advancement and Membership must be in the Honorable Kennel Dog Robber’s paws no later than 1 July 2022.

Get in Touch. Get Involved.

Have you been recognizing your Marines? Do you have Marines in your Detachments and Departments that you think are worthy of the Order? What are you waiting for, let’s get the initiations going! If you are looking for information on expanding your Pound or need help with anything else MODD related, get in touch!

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