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Agility Course Plans
This useful workbook by top handler Helen Anderson contains approximately 200 exercises and 50 full size courses for use on any occasion and anywhere from small gardens for practice to big rings at club. It has been designed to be suitable for any style of handling and any level of handler. Reviewed by Zeffrienne D’Ulivo-Rogers.

Agility Dog Training: Questions & Answers
International dog agility competitor, trainer and former Agilitynet Agony Aunt Aunt Mary Ann Nester answers all of your training and competition questions in a lively and humorous question and answer style to ensure success for you and your dog. Reviewed by David Dowall

Agility Skills Workbook - Training drills for dog and handler...
An invaluable workbook, by Connie Sellers and Michelle Waugh, this book gives you the understanding and expertise to teach your dog all the jump and tunnel skills for the current agility era. A mixture of short paragraphs, diagrams and photographs are used in a simple chapter by chapter layout, working through from the basics to proofing exercises. Reviewed by Katy James

Agility Trials & Tribulations
Jim Liddle's cartoon book looks at the lighter side of Agility! The author has a wonderfully humorous way of looking at and recording the side-splitting moments in today's hottest canine sport — AGILITY. Inside are 100 beautifully rendered and laugh-out-loud cartoon antics that anyone who has trained a dog for agility will recognise and remember... You know these people... you've met these dogs! Laugh along with them as they train, practice and compete while the dogs simply enjoy themselves. Reviewed by VIP friends Debbie Benton, Neil Flint & Jonathan Bruce

Boodles Learns a New Game
Boodle is a delightful, agility-loving Golden Doodle who has lots of adventures. This is her second book when she goes to a playground for dogs and learns lots of new games. A new Boodle book Boodle Goes to Town has just been published. Reviewed by Sasha Shelley (4) and Annie Leslie (38)

How to... Judge Agility
This manual was written by one of agility's founding fathers Peter Lewis to assist judges to become as good as possible at their job and to explain in detail how other agility games are played. It covers both the UK and International judging, plus the accepted rules of a variety of different games. Reviewed by Angela Williams.

How to make .... Garden Agility Obstacles
A simply explained construction guide, written by Peter Lewis, giving  advice on how to build inexpensive agility obstacles for the back garden. All items apart from the contact trainer are very simple but effective training aids. Reviewed by Mick Chambers.

How to... Teach Dog Agility Obstacles
 A Canine Publications manual designed to bring relatively inexpensive information to dog people across the world by one of the founders of the sport of dog agility. If you are new to the sport, then this manual will help you start training in a way that should avoid many of the pitfalls that many newcomers experience. It will avoid any duress for the dog as correction and agility are opposites. Written by Peter Lewis and reviewed by Audrey Rogers.


Jumping from A to Z
A comprehensive and topical guide to canine jump training. Whether you train in agility, flyball or obedience - or all of them - this classic book by Chris Zink and Julie Daniels is designed to teach you how to train your dog to jump safely and accurately, how to decrease your course time in agility and how to keep your canine athlete healthy into old age. Reviewed by Karen Smith. (

Knowledge Equals Speed
This book by world class competitor, Dawn Weaver explains how to direct - without suppressing - a dog's enthusiasm, thus motivating him to use his own natural power and speed to navigate a course successfully. Her unique style of handling gives the dog clear, early and reliable information, so that he always knows what is coming next and has the confidence to run at top speed, perform with confidence and, most of all, enjoy agility. Reviewed by Lindy Margach.
Unleashing the Velcro Dog
The book by respected American handler and instructor Jane Simmons-Moake shows you how to train your dog to work away from you rather than just running at your ankle. As the title suggests, the book is aimed at those dogs who are already competing and already trained to do all the equipment, but it is equally applicable to those with a puppy that they want to train to work away from the outset.



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