a new class is always fun and Jilly loved the Wag It Games class.
There are loads of things to do and you can take part in video trials.
Like rally it's come over from America and has been going for a few
years. I hope it catches on as it really is very varied with
something for every dog.
The next Agility Liason Council meeting will be held on 13th July 2017.
There's a big agenda for this meeting and lots to discuss including all
the reports from the different panels. If you want to have some
input then contact your local representative to see if there's a meeting
A list of representatives can be found here.
Well done Sasha. At the grand old age of ten she won two jumping
classes at full height. In Jully she went down to the lower height
and won again. Clever girl.
Well done Jilly. She had her first wins at Kennel Club shows this
year and won up from grade 1 to grade 3. Her first win was at full
height. She now does the lower height option where it's available
as she's a smaller large dog.
For those people who have just got a puppy this is a really good ebook.
If your puppy has got to the hooligan stage (adolescence) there are some
excellent chapters to help you through this difficult phase.
Don't ever let anyone tell you that you
must have a collie to do agility. Take a look at this clip of an
American trial. (Opens in a new window)
If you're grade 1 or 2 it can be confusing working out which classes
you're eligible for, especially if you want someone in a higher grade to
run your dog for you. Here are the rules with some examples.
A compendium of bits and pieces on dog
training from loose heelwork to leg weaving. Training also
includes Rally Obedience
Sasha goes to regular rally classes and I have started compiling a
section especially for people who are interested in this.
All sorts of information on starting to compete
and what the classes are like.
Handy links to the Kennel Club Agility Pages,
including minutes of the Agility Liaison Committee meetings and the
Flyball and Agility regulations.