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- Trent Park DAC, the UK's
first agility only club, has moved and changed
it's name to North London DAC.
(Find a Club)
- Camping for the IMCA team
selection day is already full. (April)
Agility 4 All have signed two new
sponsors for 2024.
The 2024 WAO Team Wales selection
is now complete.
- The Epynt January show is
- SWAT has announced they are
sponsoring a new Team event for 2024.
- The Jewlnick Twist & Jump
heats have been announced for their 10th
anniversary year. (Jewlnick
Twist & Jump)
- Congrats to Karen Parker who
started judging in 2011 and is now a
- The Jenpaws Steeplechase show on 27th January is closed now.
- Scrambles in Surrey is expanding and has vacancies at all
levels for new members.
A great way to buy from or sell to agility people!
Thank you for running the Flea Market. It is so
Thanks for the fabulous opportunity to sell through
the website. I advertised my agility kit and it sold
It is a
brilliant place for finding things to buy and sell.
The Flea Market is open 24/7 for you to buy and / or sell your pre-loved items all year round. It's free and talks direct to the dog people you want to reach for as long as it takes!
Can you give a dog
like me a
You can now add potential agility dogs direct, using the on-line form. This is a free service for rescue organisations and private individuals!
Frankie, the little
Spaniel who spent all day being crated and muzzled,
has settled into his new home and is really enjoying
his new life. He has certainly landed on his four
paws! Gill Olke
'I really love Agilitynet for listing
all the shows in one place -it's so helpful,
especially as a newbie.' Kristina Dunnng.
It's 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
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Events added in the last two weeks.
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Ray - The Great Innovator
Next time you step up to the line, think of
one of the pioneers of our sport
and a real agility legend. He was known as Mr Olympia
for many years. And that's why Steve Croxford and Michael McCartney have nominated him for
the Agility Hall of Fame.
Jewlnick Jump & Twist News
Pairs qualifier, a Jewlnick Jump & Twist competition is meant to be a bit of
fun. It's open to all dogs G1-7 fast or slow and anyone can take part whether
you can run like a gazelle or just hobble round. Co-founder Moira Bowden reports on
the 2023 Final at Southam.
Hall of Fame
We are now taking
nominations for the Agility Hall of Fame. If you
know someone who has contributed something extra special
to dog agility over the years, let us know.
Thank you to Naylor Tunnels for their support.
- Rose Emberton was a
wonderful, positive person who will be missed.
She never realised what a great distance handler
she had become.
news that Bill Chuter, one of the first people
to compete in our sport, has passed away.
Pawer Water, a
new canine wellness supplement for agility, hoopers
and flyball, dogs is now available in the UK.
The online application form is now open for anyone who has won
out or moved up at a KC or UKA/A4A show. The certificates are
free and now there is an eco-friendly,
paperless version. Don't forget to tell all your friends
who might not know about them. Thanks to Allsort4dogs, Agility World and
Portland Country Living for
making them possible.
more than 500 agility and hoopers shows in 2023, 2024 and 2025 shows - - large
and small, KC, UKA/A4A, independent and fun - on the Agilitynet Show Diary
A new look to celebrate our 25th year...
Thank you very much to Jan Kewley and Martin Skeet for designing the new
Agilitynet logo and to their dog Stan for modelling.
Injury in the Agility Dog
Is your dog suffering in silence? Shoulder
injuries are especially common in agility dogs, but they can be difficult
to identify. Canine massage therapist Karen Young offers one therapeutic solution
to help them get back on course.
World Champs 2023 Judges Report
International judge and competitor Alan Bray talks about his
experience at the show, held this year in the UK, and his close encounters of
the VAR kind.
Should smoking/vaping be allowed around the rings? Debbie Foster
replies to Rhys Archer's post.
Brags & Anti-Brags
Three generations of Agility Champions
and not a collie in sight - all Australian Kelpies bred, trained and handled all
by Nigel Staines.
and My Bionic Knee
It's been more than a year since Lesley Pearson Simmonds had a
total knee replacement. Would she do it again?
Pads - Old School
On a cold, wet August Saturday, here's a fond look back at how things
used to be before technology was introduced on the ring.
a Balance in the Dog Agility Partnership
Trainer and international competitor Chris Kerton considers
the work we put into ourselves as well as our dogs in getting it 'right.'
an Aggressive Dog at an Agility Show
For some dogs, agility can be a lifesaver, but increasingly
people are putting dogs into the ring
that may become so stressed or threatened that they feel the need to attack.
Editor of The Agility Voice, Jill Spurr has kindly agreed to
share her article on how to keep agility safe for all concerned.
Sally Jones wrote this article in the halcyon days of 2003 when a
handler who could work their dog equally well on their right as well as their
left was seen as an over-achiever and, quite frankly, a show-off. Enjoy...
How to prepared your beginners for their first agility competition. Thank you to
Joanna Loomes and the Wellingborough instructors for sharing their ideas.
Senior Agility League
283 people have already
claimed points in the 2023 Senior Agility League. There's
still time to add your name to the leader board. You can claim points from 23rd
December 2022 as long as you've added them before 21st December.
Thirteen years ago, we
decided to get on board with the spread of social media, and the rest is
history! Now, we are heading to an incredible 29,000 members - 20,000 of which
are active and an incredible number of posts replies and reactions. Thank you to
each and every one of you for being part of something so positive, for
supporting admins in all the ways you do, and for making this group all that it
Do you know of a dog that needs an active home. Agilitynet
can help. It's another free service and you are pretty sure that you are
reaching the 'right' people.
More and more people are using the Flea Market to
as well as sell them. Listings are free and can be
renewed for as long as necessary.
Looking for a judge for an agility show. This is
the most comprehensive (probably) list of KC and
independent judgers in the UK.
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