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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.


SNIPPETS

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  • Dave Deaville and Amanda Pigg have been included to be Assistant Judges at the 2020 European Open Championships. (Show Snippets)
     

  • Barnard Castle has changed the dates for their show from 11th-12 July to 20th-21st June.  (Show Diary)
     

  • Crufts on-line entries close one week today! There will be NO extension. (FDS - Fosse Data Systems)
     

  • Amy Lawson and Shaun Hunt have been appointed as Team Coaches for WAO Team England 2021 and 2022. (Show Snippets)
     

  • From 2021 Kennel Club Olympia Quarter and Semi finals will no longer be held at the International Agility Festival. (Show Snippets)

  • The Lydiard show has been extended one day to Monday, 20th April. (Show Diary)
     

  • You can try out for Team Wales if you were born or currently live in Wales or have a Welsh parent or  grandparent.  (Show Snippets)
     

  • Wes Lo K9 Agility has secured the exclusive production and supply rights to the Doggyjumps jump cups. (Product & Suppliers News)
     

  • North Downs has a couple of weekly training spaces available. (Training & Education News)
     

  • LADS is no longer doing a show on 9th-10th May.  (Show Diary)
     

  • David Wright and Molly Phillips will be standing down as England coaches after the 2020 event. (Show Snippets)
     


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.

Award for best show name of 2019...
Longfield Cheerio to LHO Show

E-VENTS & MEASURING

Events added in the last two weeks.

AGILITYNET STUFF

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.

Judges A-List
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.

Agilitynet FB
Agilitynet FB has reached a whopping 26,000+ members! Welcome to all new members.

Measuring
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 select Measuring.

Agilitynet Show Diary
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.

Thank you again to the 4th Height Group for supplying information about shows offer LHO classes and measuring for the past year.


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WHAT'S NEW...

Wanted
Animal Ambassadors is
looking for a Jack Russell with a full tail for a days work in a London during the first week of February. The dog will need to speak on command and do various actions. Email Kay Weston for more information.

Charity News & Good Causes
Jessica Bridgman is running the London Marathon to raise money for Guide Dogs for the Blind.

Training & Education

  • New indoor club Pawsome Empowerment has training spaces available in Beginners and Competition classes. (Herts)
     

  • Whitminster CATC is looking for an agility instructor to teach one or two hours on Friday evenings.
     

  • North Downs, a KC Registered club that trains indoors at Merrist Wood near Guildford, Surrey, has a couple of  weekly training spaces available.

Pic of the Litter
Life and Agility. What you plan versus what really happens.

Thinking Aloud
Simon Chandler reflects on his experience judging at Olympia.

On the Road to Digital Agility
If you are interested in the history of agility and how our sport has evolved, you'll want to read June Richardson's account of how show process started way back when...

The Appliance of Science
Alan Waddington finishes the year with another one of his thought provoking and topical observations. Dog Agility - objective or subjective?

Senior Agility League
The 2020 Agilitynet Senior Agility League is open for points and new members. If you are already a member, no need to re-register. To edit your details or your dog's and / or want to change heights to Intermediate, just logon. How easy is that!

Milo's Journey to Champ
Follow Milo's journey from frightened rescue pup to Agility Champion. It's an incredible story of hard work, dedication and perseverance, one you won't soon forget in your agility life.


REVIEWS

Boodle Learns New Games
If you are looking for a great gift for a young agility child, look no further. Boodle the Golden Doodle is here. Book reviewed by Agilitynet's own little handler (aged 4) with a little help from her mother (slightly older.)

Salomon 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.

Flexitags
Louise Bray loves these colourful silicone dog name tags so much that she wanted everyone to know.

K9 Custom Canopies
These 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!

Winston & 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.

Photizo® Vetcare
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 relief.


SPECIALS

Managing Canine Epilepsy
When Kay Westgate's JRT Alfie had his first Grand Mal seizure, the vets said it might be a one off. It wasn't. She took advice from many sources and made changes to their life. It seems to have worked as Alfie has now been seizure free for four years.

Pam's Story - What Agility Means to Me
Surprise, Pam Jameson! This is your story, organised by your trainer Linda Cummings.

PAWC 2019
Janine Greenwood, a member of the UK ParAgility Team, writes about her year long journey to the ParAgility competition in Spain. From bacon butties to the big ring, being a member of the Team gave her a focus that really helped her through some very long, dark days.

Canine Osteoarthritis
A diagnosis of OA will change your dog's life, and yours. However, Lynsey Tindall and CAM believe that arthritis is not the end of the road, just a change in direction. Managed early and effectively,  you will be able to give your dog more happy years.

Image result for welsh kennel club champ showWelsh Kennel Club Champ Show
Report from the Welsh Kennel Club Champ Show, sponsored by Eukanuba, where there was a story behind every red rosette. Congrats to all.

Wing Work
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.

Coming 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.



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.


LEAGUES, 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!

The Agria Agility Challenge 2019
After a spring and summer of incredible heat -  and heats - the 50 finalists met at the Malvern Autumn Show
on the 29th September to crown the winner of the 2019 competition. Well done to all the finalists.

Animal Health Co Classic
The Final of the Animal Health Co Classic will take place at the Rugby Christmas Show on 14th December, under the watchful eye of the jovial Angelo 'Doc' Docherty. Also results from Heats 8-10, Welsh KC, North Derbyshire and Paws in the Park respectively.

LOW 550 Final
With the long-awaited introduction of new Kennel Club jump heights in 2020, this was the exciting conclusion of the last ever LOW 550 series. Last year's Crufts judge Hilary Bowden designed a fabulous course for the Final which took place at Cirencester Park on 31st August. That's a wrap, folks!

Toy 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. 


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