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RESCUE ME

You can now add potential agility dogs direct, using the on-line form. This is a free service for rescue organisations and private individuals!



A great way to buy or sell to
agility people!

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!

CANCELLED SHOWS
For more information
see
Show Diary

  • Scottish Border Collie Club - 18 April

  • Wallingford - 18-19 April

  • Lincoln - 23 April

  • Agility Antics - 23-25 April

  • Wyre - 24 April

  • Half Moon - 24-25 April

  • Jersey Festival 1 - 24-25 April

  • Prestwood - 26 April

  • Jersey Festival 2 - 28 April

  • Agility Vision - 30 April - 3 May

  • Jersey Festival 3 - 30 April - 4 May

  • Shrewsbury - 1-2 May

  • Jersey Mini Festival - 1-2 May

  • Agility Ability - 1-3 May

  • Stardom - 2 May

  • Beachside - 2-9 May

  • Severnside with N. Soms show - 3 May

  • Vyne - 3 May

  • Pure - 30 April - 4 May

  • Agility Ability - 7-9 May

  • Agility Vision - 7-9 May

  • Tunbridge Wells - 8-10 May

  • Down District - 9 May

  • WAO - 13-16 May

  • Agility Vision - 14-16 May

  • Red Run - 15 May

  • Roseland - 15 May

  • Worcester - 15 May

  • High Peak - 15-16

  • IconiX 1 - 15-16 May

  • Scottish KC - 21-23 May

  • Norfolk Agility / Coltishall - 22 May

  • Lydiard - 22-23 May

  • Hare 'n Hounds - 22 -31 May

  • Gleniffer - 29 May

  • Nottingham - 29-30 May

  • Agility Rocks - 29 May - 6 June

  • Dartford - 5 June

  • Hinckley - 5-6 June

  • Wigton - 5-6 June

  • Oswestry & High Lane - 5-6 June

  • Wye Valley - 5-6 June

  • Upanova - 6 June

  • Godmanchester - 11-13 June

  • Agillidogz - 11-13 June

  • Otley - 12-13 June

  • Thames - 12-13  June

  • Prestwick Park - 12-13 June

  • Train in the Ring - 18-20 June

  • Axstane - 19-20 June

  • Mid Cornwall - 19 June

  • Dog Vegas - 25 June - 2 July

  • Wraxall - 26 - 27 June

  • Hare 'n Hounds - 26 June - 4 July

  • Lune Valley - 26 Jun e- 4 July

  • Sherborne Vale - 11 July

  • Dickson & Westlands - 10-11 July

  • Crufts - 15-18 July

  • Wirral - 16-17 July

  • Barnard Castle - 18 July

  • Weardale - 24-25 July

  • Brecon - 1 August

  • IMCA / PAWC - 12-26 August

  • Agility Rocks (Teejay) - 14-15 August

  • Scottish KC - 28-29 August

  • Easington - 4-5 September

  • Gillingham - 5-6 September

  • Longfield - 11 - 12 September

  • West Lakeland & Barrow - 20-22 August

  • Dashing Dogs - 2 October

  • Sherborne Vale - 3 October


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 grey for more information...
 

  • KC has issued guidance on the safe and phased return to shows.  (Snippets)
     

  • An online KC survey shows that 60% of competitors want shows to return asap while 97% want resumption within a year of lockdown easing. (Snippets)
     

  • DK9, makers of garden agility equipment, has closed for business after the death of founder Nigel Foreman. (In Memory)
     

  • SAL 2021 is now open for registration. It is not necessary to re-register if you are or have been a member. Just start adding your points and watch them grow. (Senior Agility League)
     

  • The closing date for the Agility Hope Challenge show on 2nd & 3rd May as been extended to 14th April. (Snippets)
     

  • Agility Plaza launches a new paperless show system e-gility Rapide at three shows over Easter weekend. (Snippets)
     

  • The Kennel Club has decided to cancel Crufts 2021 which was due to take place from 15th – 18th July. (Snippets)
     

  • There will be no Scottish Agility Dog of The Year competition in 2021, hopefully returning in 2022. (Show Diary)
     

  • The first ever UKA Bounce & Squeak show will be held at the end of August. (Snippets)


WHAT'S NEW...

Pic of the Litter
Meet the adorable sheep that is retraining to be a sandbag.

Chocolate Warning Update
New data released by The Kennel Club shows that cases of dog chocolate poisoning more than double during Easter, compared to other months in the year.
 

In Memory

  • Sadly DK9 has closed its doors for business following the death of one of it's founders, Nigel Foreman.
     
  • Agility has lost another great. Trevor Greenslade died on 25th March after a 20 year battle with Parkinson's Disease. He was often seen taking photos at shows and talking to people.

A demo tyreRecollections of a Bygone Age
Agility Avid (nom de plume) looks back at her early days of agility when agility was a very new hobby dog sport. Some said that agility was for 'dogs with no brains', but she and her dogs were having fun.

Judges A-List
'
The A-Z has been a lifesaver,' says show organiser Jan Linch of Frittenden. So judges, please check out your entries and update if necessary. The show secretaries out there may be trying to contact you.

Understanding Core Strength
These days the term 'core strength' is a bit of a buzz word in human fitness, but it is also important for the prevention of injuries in agility dogs. Vet physio Eloise Collins explains.

Special Offer for Agilitynet people
With no artificial colours, flavours or preservatives and the inclusion of added botanicals, Autarky boasts 100% natural goodness. Claim your FREE 2kg bag today. (£4.99 delivery charge)

Why Is Your Dog Drinking So Much?
Like all mammals, dogs need to drink water in sufficient amounts to keep their bodies functioning normally. Severe dehydration can even result in death. It's not just a summer problem. This informative article from Your Dog Advisor© will tell you what to look out for.


SPECIALS

Agility Together
The FB group will stay open for you to watch the recordings and keep in touch. Don't miss the agility Jerusalema! You'll want to put on your dancing shoes and have a go with your dog. 

Retired Agility Dogs Tribute
Meet some of the dogs that retired in 2020 - some of them before their time due to corona virus restrictions - and always too soon for their loving handlers. If you want to add your dog, please email details.

Paddy's End of Year School Report
Cheeky rescue Paddy looks back at 2020 from a dog's point of view at the year that human kennel cough changed the world.

Agility is Poetry in Motion
Shirley Elkins has added two more verses to her poem Going Over to the Dark Side about her decision to get a Collie for agility 20 years ago.

Handling the Distance...without spilling your coffee!
Hayley Laches' new book is aimed at people who are unable to run with their dogs for whatever reasons, although it can also be used by anyone wishing to learn new handling methods. Reviewed by Louise Raine.

Pip - The Story So Far
Pip was a failed sheepdog but he found a great home and agility with Mandy Colbourne on a smallholding in Wales.

Thank to you to Norton's new sister company Remarkable Rosettes for providing these amazing keepsakes.

Training Tiny Dogs
Chihuahuas are known for their tiny size and not their athletic prowess. Naomi Hosker believes, however, that they can succeed at agility the same as any other breed. She says they're are just like any other dog, only smaller.


AGILITYNET STUFF

Find a Club
We've renamed this page to better reflect it's purpose. It's not only there for people hoping to start agility but also for you if you move house, for instance, or want to do some 1-2-1 training etc. Please let us know if all your club's details are up to date. New groups always welcome.

Agilitynet Show Diary
Here at Agilitynet we are optimistic about shows in 2021 while at the same time, we continue to keep you up to date with show cancellations due to the pandemic. But fingers crossed, there is light at the end of the tunnel.

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
The Agilitynet Flea Market has been open 24/7 through lockdown so you can buy or sell unwanted items.  We've improved our security in our constant war against spammers.

Senior Agility League Hall of Fame
Please put your hands together for the  awesome new members of the SAL Hall of Fame.  Congratulations to:-

  • Clive Hildersley RIP

  • Freda Wallace

  • Faith Whitely

 

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