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Paul Hinchley on becoming a Championship Agility Judge.
The Final of the
Animal Health Co Class will take place at the Rugby Christmas show.
The Kennel Club has
announced the last Development Squad intake for Agility Team GB 2020.
The Poodle Training
Club had a great day for their show at the Dog Training Barn near Banbury
International Agility Festival refund update.
To make way for the new Intermediate heats, the
organisers of the Camddwr Cup are planning a review of their current
The KC is looking for registered clubs to
hold qualifiers for Olympia Large ABS G5-7 and/or Discover Dogs
Small / Mixi Pairs.
The Kennel Club defends itself for taking
part in London Pride 2019.
(Kennel Club News)
KC is calling for countries to enter the
2020 European Open to be held in the UK next year.
Martin Cavill will be stepping down
temporarily from Agility Team GB duties until after his judging appointment at the 2020
European Open Champs.
not be practical to list ALL the schedules
available here for space reasons so we've opted for those that we've
received in the last two weeks. The shows in red are closing this
week so hurry if you want to enter. Schedules can be downloaded
direct from the
Show Diary page.
for best show name of 2019...
Longfield Cheerio to LHO Show
Events added in the last two
Senior Agility League
Good news for members of the Agilitynet Senior League.
Now you can collect points for Knockout and Circular Knockout places. Thank you
again to our
sponsor Nordikota Print & Embroidery.
The Agilitynet Shop
Since so many agility people now do Hoopers
with their oldies, we've added a new section for equipment and accessories to
The Shop called... Hoopers!
It's always a
good season to buy or sell your van, caravan and camping equipment etc. on the
new, easier to use Flea Market. We've improved our security in
our constant war against spammers. There's more to browse and even some puppies
under age of six months. And it is still free for individuals to use.
A message for anyone organising an agility show.
Did you know that you can contact judges easily by emailing them direct by using
the link on the A-List? There are 500 KC, UKA and independent judges to select
from. New judges always welcome.
FB has reached a whopping 26,000+ members! Welcome to all new members.
It can be difficult to find an official KC Measurer
if you are new to agility or have a new dog just starting out. A number of measuring sessions are now listed on
the Events & Measuring page and/or the Show Diary. Use the Qualifier filter and
Agilitynet has been listening to you again. We've had a
request to add classes for Juniors to the Show Diary
but will need the help of all the show organisers to
identify shows with classes for kids.
In addition, thanks to the 4th Height Supporters
Groups, we have a list of shows with LHO on the Show
Both these options can be accessed via the filter
called Qualifiers on the Show Diary.
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hire equipment and stop watches when you can buy your own at great rates from
Australian company SMW Electronics who make integrated K9-GTS Integrating Timing
Janine Greenwood, a
member of the UK ParAgility Team, writes about her year long journey to the
ParAgility competition in Spain. From bacon butties to the big ring, being a
member of the Team gave her a focus that really helped her through some very
long, dark days.
Kennel Club Champ Show
Report from the Welsh Kennel Club Champ Show, sponsored by Eukanuba,
where there was a story behind every red rosette. Congrats to all.
The Final of the Animal Health Co Classic will take place at the Rugby
Christmas Show on 14th December, under the watchful eye of the jovial Angelo
'Doc' Docherty. Also results from Heats 8-10, Welsh KC, North Derbyshire and
Paws in the Park respectively.
Health Co Classic
As always, Poodle antics enlivened the Poodle Training Club Show on 6th
October with the occasional mad dash around the ring to remind everyone that
they are definitely not collies.
Pic of the Litter
Way to go Walter. It was a real red ribbon day at Thames for
him and his owner Jane.
diagnosis of OA will change your dog's life, and yours. However, Lynsey Tindall
and CAM believe that arthritis is not the end of the road, just a change in
direction. Managed early and effectively, you will be able to give your dog
more happy years.
Supercross Trainers Review
As the 2019 outdoor season draws to a
close, Alan Waddington thinks is a good time to pause and reflect on issues
in dog agility, proposed changes and the general feel and organisation of
our sport. Are we still The Happy Sport?
If you are thinking about buying new
running shoes for Agility, you might want to read Iain Patz's review of the new
Salomon Supercross trainer.
Wing work is an important part of foundation training as
it teaches dogs to turn tightly. In an exclusive extract from her book Foundation Fun & Games,
Connie Sellers shares her secrets on doing wing wraps
and associated handling moves.
stats for the agility geeks out there... Of 259 KC shows in 2019
offered LHO of some sorts
offered LHO for Large only
offered LHO for Small/Medium
offered no LHO in any height
Louise Bray loves these colourful silicone dog name tags so much that she
wanted everyone to know.
custom-made sun reflective covers for most cars and vans are just what they say
on the tin. Reviewed by Dave Nash who was motivated by the product and cake!
& Porter® Hip & Joint Rescue™
Friends Shellie Smith and Alison Barlow review this canine joint supplement
which contains a quadruple strength combination of Glucosamine, Chondroitin,
MSM and Hyaluronic Acid (HA) for long term joint health and mobility.
Touchango Toys - The Ringo
Touchango K9 has launched a range of toys that they
make themselves. Lisa Jordan reviews the Ringo, a durable ball on bungee handle which she uses with her
Chris Garrett has used Photizo Light Therapy on her dogs and
on herself for a while now, and she agreed
enthusiastically to review the Photizo® Vetcare
devise, a non-invasive alternative therapy tool for
wound healing, musculoskeletal conditions and pain
On 7th October YKC members and friends
Will Bacchus (13) and Taylor Lyon (10) appeared on a short program
, talking about their favourite activity - agility. Catch
it on iPlayer.
Back to Agility
Brenda Johnston started agility way back in 1986 and reached the dizzy
heights of Olympia two years later. Unfortunately she had to give up the sport
she loved due to family and health problems. Well, she's coming back now. Find
out what she thinks of agility today.
Sometimes humour arises out of adversity or, as we are experiencing, the bad
weather! Agility people are nothing if not resilient and even when the rings
at the KCIAF were underwater and caravans sinking into the ground, they still found time to
Has anyone got a recent email
address for God?
Course walking a la KCI
KC International Under
Rosie Dains' reasons to be
Roger Brown's Hit List - The
Anyone who has ever wanted to experience a high end,
international competition will want to read Gina Colton's report on her second
visit to the 2019 CSJ Open.
Appliance of Science to Dog Agility
Many people say that agility is not 'rocket science,' but in
a series of humorous mini articles, Alan
Waddington would beg to disagree. So sit back and prepare to be amused.
The Isaac Newton Dog Training Academy presents the impact of the laws of nature
on dog agility.
Even the most athletic agility dog can get
strains, sprains and painful pinched nerves.
Therefore, it's important
to spot these injuries early before significant damage is done. Chiropractor
Petra Langen-Pieters explains how to tell if your dog has a pinched nerve.
the St, Poodle
Once you start a love affair with a poodle, your life will never be the same again!Chris Stamps writes about what it's like to live with an Agility Standard
Poodle. Yes, those are the big ones! And don't ask about the name.
WAO judge Sally Jones has been on her
agility journey for 30 years now with her long suffering husband Steve who still
cannot see the merits of spending a day in a muddy field, full of noisy dogs
with bunch of people talking about their 'if-only' rounds. And she's not the
Still the best way to reach agility people!
You can buy and
/ or sell your unwanted items on the Flea
Market all year round. It's free and talks direct to the dog
people you want to reach.
QUALIFIERS & FINALS
There's an extra 'run for fun' qualifier for every Grade level now, not just
the Advanced dogs. You can find a qualifier to suit you by using the
Qualifiers button on the Show Diary page. Don't be shy. Go for it!
After a spring and summer of
incredible heat - and heats - the 50 finalists for the 2019 Agria Agility
Challenge Final have all been decided. Huge congratulations to all of our
qualifiers – we cannot wait to watch you in action at the Final on 29th September
at The Malvern Autumn Show.
LOW 550 Final
With the long-awaited introduction of new Kennel
Club jump heights in 2020, t
was the exciting conclusion of the last ever LOW 550 series. Last year's Crufts
judge Hilary Bowden designed a fabulous course for the Final which took place at
Cirencester Park on 31st August.
That's a wrap, folks!
Breeds Agility League
If you are competing with a very small dog, you'll want to know more about
the Toy Breed Agility League (TBAL) which is an on-line league set up to
highlight the achievements of tiny dogs.
Doc Docherty will be judging the LOW 550
Scotland Final in August.
If you want to run Doc’s final course with the chance to win great
trophies, a 3m pipe tunnel or a free space on training workshop, be sure to put
the dates in your 2019 diary.
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