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RESCUE & REHOMING
Make your next agility dog a rescue.

If you are interested in any of these dogs, just click this link for more information. If you would like to add a dog that you feel would make a great agility dog, then please use the online form. This is a free service to rescue organisations and private individuals.


 

Working with our friends
at Rescue Dogs for Agility Homes UK
to find happy homes for active dogs.


CANCELLED SHOWS
For more information
see
Show Diary

  • Carn Brea - 20 September

  • Crooked Oak - 25-27 September

  • Phase Purple - 25-27 September

  • Dog Vegas - 25-28 September

  • Hartpury - 26-27 September

  • Kingdom of Fife - 26-27 September

  • Suffolk 5 Rivers - 26-27 September

  • Prestwood - 27 September

  • Jumping Jacks - 29-31 August

  • Irish KC - 3 October

  • Chippenham - 3-4 October

  • Wilton - 4 October

  • Dog Vegas - 9-12 October

  • Weald - 11th October

  • Poodle Club - 25 October

  • UKA Grand Finals - 10-11 October

  • Active Dog - 11 October

  • Dog Vegas - 17 October

  • Discover Dogs - 17-18 October

  • Jersey Euro Festival - 17-20 October

  • Blackdown - 18 October

  • M & M - 18 October

  • Agility Ability - 25 October

  • Downland - 25 October

  • JACS - 31 October

  • Half Moon - 31 October

  • Shaw Agility - 31 October

  • Longfield - 31 October - 1 November

  • Active Dog - 1 November

  • Agility Antics - 1 November

  • Heywood - 8 November

  • M & M  - 8 November

  • Wilmslow - 14 November

  • Active Dog - 22 November

  • Tunbridge Wells - 5-6 December

  • Active Dog - 6 December

  • Half Moon - 6 December

  • Longfield - 12-13 December

  • Olympia - 17-21 December

  • Cotswold Christmas Chase - 19 December

  • M & M - 20 December

  • M & M - 9 January

  • M & M 20 February

  • Agility Ability - 21 February

  • M & M  - 20 March


SCHEDULES

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 Show Diary page.

 

E-VENTS & MEASURING

Events added in the last two weeks.


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HEADLINES
(Formerly Snippets)

Follow the link in gray for more information...
 

  • LETS Go Manor have taken over the FAB Winter League show dates. (Show Diary)
     
  • The Kennel Club on-line shop is currently closed for maintenance, but it is hoped to have it open again from 30th September.  (Show Snippets)
     
  • Olympia 2020 has been cancelled. (Show Snippets)
     
  • Data modelling for covid compliant shows explained. (Show Snippets)
     
  • The Agility Team GB Qualification Document has gone live. (Show Snippets)

    Forever Agility has obtained charity status. (Charity & Good Causes)
     
  • Norton Rosettes has set up a new FB page after Facebook deleted their old one! (Product & Suppliers News)
     
  • M & Ms Winter Series has been cancelled as the venue is too small to work out sufficiently Covid safe conditions.  (Show Diary)
     
  • British Agility updates on 2020 ABC, Novice Stakes and British Agility Championships.  (Show Snippets)
     
  • Operational plan for the resumption of licensed events issued by KC. (Show Snippets)
     
  • Measuring update issued by the Kennel Club (Show Snippets)
     

WHAT'S NEW...

The Repair Shop
It's many people's favourite telly show but can they help Carol Mortimer fix her A-frame?

Thinking Aloud Allowed

  • On the day that Olympia 2020 was cancelled, Dan Shaw shares this thoughts. Yes, there are much worse things going on in the world and yes, our time with our dogs is not just about agility, but this does not mean you are not allowed to be disappointed.
     

  • A word to wise Agility parents... Let your children grow up with dogs and with good dog people because it will teach them to be humble, resilient and brave.

An Alternative 2020 DINAS
Di Poingdestre has attended every Dogs in Need since it started, and out of all the shows that have been cancelled in 2020, this one hurt the most. So she decided to do her own!

Charity & Good Causes News

  • Join the #WorldBigDogWalk in aid of Valgrays BC Rescue and Border Collie Spot

  • Well done to Forever Agility which has obtained charity status.

Taking the 'Dis' Out of Disabled
Disabled G7 handler Julie Thomson and her longtime trainer and friend Jacqui Wood talk to Agilitynet about the highs and lows of competing on a mobility scooter.

Tips for Hydration
Research from Slurps suggests that 2/3 dogs don't drink the daily recommended 50ml of water per kg of bodyweight. They don't know how much they need to drink. Do you?

Pic of the LItter
What your dog is thinking as it leaves the ring...

Hot Tips for Surviving the Heat Wave
We all know the dangers of leaving your dog in a car in the summer heat, but did you know outdoor activities on hot days can sometimes be equally dangerous?

Nigel P. Davis - The Man with a Mic
Freelance auctioneer, drayman at the Stonehouse Brewery and commentator with a sense of humour, Nigel Davis tells the story of how he became a commentator at Crufts.


SPECIALS

Going the Distance
If you are interested in distance handling, this article by Anni Telford and Joanne Orrell is a 'must read.' It's the first of three articles to help you achieve more independence with your dog and start the next chapter of your agility career.

The Plummers' Tale
Diane Boreham's tale of two terriers starts with Fred, her first agility dog. He was easy and took her to G7 in less than two years. Her second Plummer Terrier Sonny was not so.

Interview with Two Crufts 2020
Judges

We zoomed in on two of the judges in the Main Ring- Martin Cavil and David Isbister - in an in-depth conversation about what it was like before, after and during the greatest dog show in the world pre-coronavirus. And we've kept to the 2m rule.

An Insight into Professional Dog Agility Photography
Chris Tarling of Yellow Hound Photography agreed to share some of his professional tips for taking action shots of your dog in the ring. It's more challenging than you think...

The First Intermediate Classes
Agility history was made in January 2020 when the first Intermediate classes were run at the Wilmslow and Derbyshire shows.


AGILITYNET STUFF

Clubs & Private Trainers
Now that clubs and training groups are starting up again, we'd like to update the lists. Please let us know if all your club's details are up to date. New groups welcome.

Agilitynet Show Diary
Agilitynet continue to keep the agility community up to date with news of show cancellations due to the Coronavirus pandemic. We have decided to list virtual shows that have schedules until agility shows are back. We are also optimistically adding 2021 show dates when available. Yes, there is light at the end of the tunnel.

Judges A-List
It's always a good time to add your name to the Judges A-List or update your details. The shows will be back and show organisers will need you.

Agilitynet FB
Agilitynet FB has reached an impressive 27,000+ members. Welcome to all new members. And thank you to the dedicated Admin who have kept it growing.

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!

Flea Market
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.

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