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The Kennel Club will be issuing full refunds to
all competitors for the Friday and Saturday of the KCIAF which were
The 2020 KCIAF is moving to the Rutland
Forever Running by Night is a brand new show
which, for the first time un the UK, will be run at night under floodlights.
date for the Crooked Oak October show has been extended to 2nd October.
The Kennel Club is looking for people to
join the Ring Party for 2019 Olympia.
The KC has announced a new partnership
between Agility Team GB and Hartpury University and Hartpury College ahead
of the 2020 Euros which will be held in the UK.
- The KC is now taking applications from
clubs that would like to host a heat of the Team GB International
Tour in the 2020.
- All six shows in the M & M’s Winter
Series are now full and closed.
- Caroline Kisco is leaving the
KC after 21 years.
- Harriet Harding's Izzy became
Ag.Ch. at Welsh KC show and now they're off to IMCA in Spain.
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
Senior Agility League
Good news for members of the Agilitynet Senior League.
Now you can collect points for Knockout and Circular Knockout places. Thank you
again to our
sponsor Nordikota Print & Embroidery.
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!
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.
A message for anyone organising an agility show.
Did you know that you can contact judges easily by emailing them direct by using
the link on the A-List? There are 500 KC, UKA and independent judges to select
from. New judges always welcome.
FB has reached a whopping 26,000+ members! Welcome to all new members.
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. Use the Qualifier filter and
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.
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Supercross Trainers Review
If you are thinking about buying new
running shoes for Agility, you might want to read Iain Patz's review of the new
Salomon Supercross trainer.
Special Offer... To celebrate a wonderful review by Champion
handler, agility instructor, judge and overall agility expert Iain Platz,
Agility World is offering £20 off the rrp of all Salamon Supercross and
Supercross GTX shoes ordered via the
website until the end of September
whilst stocks last.
Pic of the Litter
Rebecca Atkin's Rommie rescue Teagan measures LHO but seems to have built-in
Young fundraiser Georgie Bearder
will be honoured at The House of Lords for her unceasing efforts raising
more than £4000 by selling hand-painted glasses and carrying water at
Please support Bonnie Quick who is raising money
for the Bristol Children's Hospital by running the Bristol Half Marathon on 15th
September. Her young son Charlie was treated there after he was scalded by
hot water last month.
Wing work is an important part of foundation training as
it teaches dogs to turn tightly. In an exclusive extract from her book Foundation Fun & Games,
Connie Sellers shares her secrets on doing wing wraps
and associated handling moves.
stats for the agility geeks out there... Of 259 KC shows in 2019
offered LHO of some sorts
offered LHO for Large only
offered LHO for Small/Medium
offered no LHO in any height
Louise Bray loves these colourful silicone dog name tags so much that she
wanted everyone to know.
Belle MacIntosh wonders, 'What do you do when you have a weekend without an agility show?'
Back to Agility
Brenda Johnston started agility way back in 1986 and reached the dizzy
heights of Olympia two years later. Unfortunately she had to give up the sport
she loved due to family and health problems. Well, she's coming back now. Find
out what she thinks of agility today.
custom-made sun reflective covers for most cars and vans are just what they say
on the tin. Reviewed by Dave Nash who was motivated by the product and cake!
& Porter® Hip & Joint Rescue™
Friends Shellie Smith and Alison Barlow review this canine joint supplement
which contains a quadruple strength combination of Glucosamine, Chondroitin,
MSM and Hyaluronic Acid (HA) for long term joint health and mobility.
Touchango Toys - The Ringo
Touchango K9 has launched a range of toys that they
make themselves. Lisa Jordan reviews the Ringo, a durable ball on bungee handle which she uses with her
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
Sometimes humour arises out of adversity or, as we are experiencing, the bad
weather! Agility people are nothing if not resilient and even when the rings
at the KCIAF were underwater and caravans sinking into the ground, they still found time to
Has anyone got a recent email
address for God?
Course walking a la KCI
KC International Under
Rosie Dains' reasons to be
Roger Brown's Hit List - The
Anyone who has ever wanted to experience a high end,
international competition will want to read Gina Colton's report on her second
visit to the 2019 CSJ Open.
Appliance of Science to Dog Agility
Many people say that agility is not 'rocket science,' but in
a series of humorous mini articles, Alan
Waddington would beg to disagree. So sit back and prepare to be amused.
The Isaac Newton Dog Training Academy presents the impact of the laws of nature
on dog agility.
Even the most athletic agility dog can get
strains, sprains and painful pinched nerves.
Therefore, it's important
to spot these injuries early before significant damage is done. Chiropractor
Petra Langen-Pieters explains how to tell if your dog has a pinched nerve.
the St, Poodle
Once you start a love affair with a poodle, your life will never be the same again!Chris Stamps writes about what it's like to live with an Agility Standard
Poodle. Yes, those are the big ones! And don't ask about the name.
Five Second Rule
Something as innocuous as walking the dog when it is too hot can be
dangerous. On a typical summer day, the pavement can reach a temperature
of 52° or more.
Fortunately there's a handy way to test the temperature of the ground.
the Romanian Rescue Dog
Kratu went viral after his hilariously 'bad' performance at Crufts 2019.
He's a natural clown and a great ambassador for rescue dogs around the world.
WAO judge Sally Jones has been on her
agility journey for 30 years now with her long suffering husband Steve who still
cannot see the merits of spending a day in a muddy field, full of noisy dogs
with bunch of people talking about their 'if-only' rounds. And she's not the
Still the best way to reach agility people!
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.
QUALIFIERS & FINALS
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!
Breeds Agility League
If you are competing with a very small dog, you'll want to know more about
the Toy Breed Agility League (TBAL) which is an on-line league set up to
highlight the achievements of tiny dogs.
None of the dogs
at Rugby, RVA or Dog Vegas - Thetford stopped for a drink at the Westcotts Water
Jump despite the heat.
Health Co Classic
Neither sun nor rain nor ducks could
stop the fastest handlers at the RVA, Rugby and Holkam heats from claiming their
places at September’s final, to be
judged by Championship Agility judge Hannah Banks.
Doc Docherty will be judging the LOW 550
Scotland Final in August.
If you want to run Doc’s final course with the chance to win great
trophies, a 3m pipe tunnel or a free space on training workshop, be sure to put
the dates in your 2019 diary.
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