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Camping at Kernow is now full.
The EDGE Agility Shows has been granted KC
Listed Status for 2024.
Agility Aid and Showtime are linking up in
2024 to provide show services.
Camping is full at the Scunthorpe Champ show
P3 camping at their May
show is full in record time.
The Scrambles March show
has been cancelled. (Show
The Lincoln Enthusiasts
shows this year will feature IFCS Team GB qualifiers.
The Agility Club is hosting a fully updated
Instructors seminar in April for anyone who is already teaching or wants to
start teaching agility.
(Events & Measuring)
Scrambles has found a new
venue for their shows. (Show
The Granite City Thistle Cup will be held
again this year with five qualifiers, starting the Scottish Border Collie
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
Show Diary page.
Events added in the last two weeks.
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Senior Open Agility World
Calling all handlers aged 55 and over with dogs that are G4 or
above. The tryouts for the GB team will be held on 28th April 2024 at Dog Sports
There are some smashing dogs looking for active homes on
the Agilitynet Rescue page. It's another free service for the agility community.
Bungalow in Leicestershire, set in four acres, with
large garden available. Would definitely suit an agility person.
Brags & Anti-Brags
- Who is putting on the most KC shows in one month in 2024?
You tell us...
- The March Go-Go Hoopers show filled
up and closed within a minute of the schedule being posted on Agility Plaza. Is
this a record?
Senior Agility League
Congratulations to all
the 2023 SAL winners with special mention for
overall winner Trevor Robb and
Jazz Runrule AW/G.
Well done to everyone who submitted points.
A special thank you to John Ward for all his
help with the SAL League tables.
you are 55+ years, you can join in with the 2024
League. You can claim points from the 23rd December.
Dr Ann (Atkinson) was well loved at EMDAC and was very
supportive when they launched the first independent (non-KC) agility shows.
- Polly Williams was a well known agility helper at
shows and competitor over many years. She was known for her infectious smile
and was full of fun. RIP.
Partners is Looking for Volunteers
Partners is looking for homes across the UK to raise, socialise and train
puppies and young dogs before they go on to become life-changing canine
Who has made up the most Agility Champs and in what year were the most
Agility Champions were crowned. Thank you Jean Tuck for your unswerving help in
keep this page up to date.
Country Shows Agility has teamed up with
Naylor Tunnels to continue this popular competition for G1-4 handlers, now in
its 15th year.
Looking for a judge for an agility show. This is
the most comprehensive (probably) list of KC and
independent judges in the UK. New judges, be
sure to add your name to the list.
Find a Club, Show
Organiser or Venue to Hire
Looking for a club or place to
train in your area?
And clubs... have you updated your
listing recently? Free listings for private
trainers, show organisers and venues for hire,
too. Get in touch.
more than 400 agility and hoopers 2024 and 2025 shows in 2024 and 2025 - large
and small, KC, A4A listed on the Agilitynet Show Diary. Show secretaries and
organisers, be sure to let everyone know your dates.
Let's start a dog-related football
team, called Leads United, starting with Didier
New Years Honours List
The highlight on most
agility handlers' year is winning out. The NYHL is now live. Congratulations all
who moved up at KC or UKA/A4A shows. See whom has done what in 2023.
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.
Hall of Fame
Who has been
nominated? Watch this space.
Thank you to Naylor Tunnels for their support.
Muses of a KC judge.
The pressure for a judge to turn out safe,
flowing, challenging but grade appropriate courses that are fun to run is all
is Poetry in Motion
Freezing Your Mutts Off, an original and appropriate verse
from the lovely Sue Howis, anticipating the next T&A show. If you have a story
or poem you'd like to share, email Agilitynet.
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
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.
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.
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.
Winning Out Certificates
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are active and an incredible number of posts replies and reactions. Thank you to
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