The Rescue page is sponsored
Rescue a dog. Rescue yourself.
You can now add potential agility dogs direct, using the
This is a free service for rescue organisations and private
Click on the link in
gray for more information...
If you request a
refund for the TAG Easter show that was cancelled, you must apply by 4th
Update on refunds for
Spring at Ramsey in Market Harborough.
Camping at The Agility Club show is full.
Adams has decided to extend the closing date of their 23rd May Fun show
to 7th May and will accept paper entries for the 9th May show until 23rd
Lune Valley camping is full.
All the heats for The Agility Challenge
are now open to G1-4 dogs and available on the Show Diary.
The new Agility Team GB, Team
Assistant is Becky Sargent.
Although the Chaldicott show had to be cancelled due to snow, it
has been rescheduled for Sunday, 20th May.
At the present time, Cippenham has no plans to run another open show
in the future.
Touchango K9 have
released their own range of tough and durable toys.
SafeRocker+, launched in the autumn by BDBCo.VET
, to the vet physio world, is now catching
the eye of
agility people, too.
New Salomon wide-fit agility shoes for people with slightly
broader feet are now available at Agility World at a £21 discount.
The A-List is now on-line so anyone who judges at
KC, UKA or independent shows can add and/or amend their entries themselves. There are more than 400 judges around the UK listed so plenty of choice.
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.
If you are o
ver 55 and
still out there competing, why not join in on the fun.
All points count as long as there is a rosette awarded
except 'just for fun' and training in the ring competitions.
Events added in the last two
'The Agilitynet site has really helped me in the past to find
training courses for me to attend. I have done training courses all
over the country and thoroughly enjoyed them.'
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.
'Thank you from the whole of Active for allowing us to use
Agilitynet. It was amazing. For the 2nd year on this service, we saw
every show sold out all with waiting lists.' Stephen
Now you can buy
your very own pet portrait and help raise money to
open a new dog rescue centre Tristan's Pawprints!
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. Now including measuring
sessions for Scottish Shows thanks to Dawn Gilmour. Use the Qualifier filter and
Sad times. Agility has lost two more well known
members of our agility community.
- Pam Ellwood lost her
battle to advanced bowel cancer. Funeral details available.
- Andy Longley passed away
on Saturday night. A Lovely tribute from his friend Karl Pitwon.
Introducing Sarah Hawkeswell, judge of the LOW 550
Scotland Final at Prestwick in June.
Louise Furniss' dog Woody
went to Rainbow Bridge on Easter Monday after a short illness.
Tunnicliffe would like her friends at Agilitynet to
know that following a short unexpected illness she
has lost her tricoloured Rough Collie, Sapphire.
Pic of the Litter
- the start to the show season - and it's lovely
weather for... ducks.
Goes to Crufts 2018
business trader, Belle McIntosh of FurBaby Casting,
wondered having if having a stand at Crufts would be
worthwhile so she jumped at the chance to go this
year . went to Crufts to cover the world's largest
dog show for Agilitynet.
Following the success of Bonny Quick at Crufts just
two weeks after the birth of her son, her friend
Nicky Grant looks at pregnancy from a
physiotherapist's point of view.
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.
New section... Training
places wanted or for sale
- My Own Personal World Champion
If anyone would have told Beth Rachlis
that she and her dog Izzie would be representing the UK at an international
world championship, she would have laughed at you. But that's what she did last
August at PAWC in Austria.
Hollick thought that her feisty little rescue terrier would stay in G1 forever
and then it all clicked. In 2017, he went from G1 to
G5. He's quite a character!
To blog or not to blog... #AgilityHusky
is Cathy Withall's ongoing story of an independent dog and her humans in the world of agility.
Update: Morgan was 3rd in
the Agility Dog of the Year, 1st in Under 12 Groomer of the Year and 5th with
her young poodle in the Jumping under 12 at Crufts.
We all know that veterinary bills can be eye
watering, so it's no wonder that about 40% of owners
have pet insurance. Policies can vary widely which
means that it is very important to get the right
cover for your dog first time. Julia Carr explains
how it works and what to look for.
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!
- The Blenheim Palace Horse Trials Dog Agility Stakes is a prestigious new
competition for 2018.
- The Animal Health Co. Classic may get you wet again this year.
is proud to sponsor a new ABC Challenge for Large dogs G1-7.
- The popular Agria Brillo Bounce for Small and Medium dogs
is back again.
The Agility Club Starters
Everything you wanted to
know about this popular G1-2 competition except who
has qualified so far.
This year The Agility Challenge
will be comprised of 10 heats held around the country. It has been opened to
include all Large G1-4 dogs.
Agria Pet Insurance has agreed to sponsor th
Brillo Bounce again in 2018. The top Small and Medium dogs from each heat will be
invited to the Final at the British Agility Championships in October.
The AHC Classic may get your wet again this year. With qualifiers across the country,
there are 12 opportunities to qualify for the Final in 2018.
Health Co Classic
UKA South West Winter Finals
Andrew Bloomfield and his Spaniel Chip (aka The Iced Donut Thief) had a great
time at the UKA South West Finals.
SAM's League was set up by Emily Osborne to support and represent Small
and Medium dogs that run at Lower Height in KC classes and Toy and Midi
at UKA in the UK. They now have 60 members and growing.
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
with Fido Treat Pods & Tuggies
Sharon Tuffnell reviews Becky Layphries' new interactive,
super squidgy treat pods and tuggies. Perfect for Agility
training, Flyball and other dog sports.
Inspired by the South African beef snack Biltong, ByBenji Training
Treats are made of
premium quality, dry cured silverside of beef. But are they worth the
money? Helen and Adrian Miller tried them out on their dogs.
Daniel Gee reviews these agility trainers designed by a German
Championship handler and now in the UK for the first time.
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