Some Great Angled Approaches For Dog Agility

A very interesting video to watch and see what is possible with your dog’s entries into and onto all equipment. It is always amazing to see dogs take weaves from difficult angles proving the dog knows the entry point. And there is no arguing that the tunnels can and should be able to be entered at all angles as well. But what about the collapsed chute and the contact obstacles?  Should these be attempted at any angle? There is a […]

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Using A Platform To Build Confidence and Body Awareness

A really neat crossover exercise from the obedience/freestyle world is the use of what is called a Platform. It gives the dog a specific place to keep their feet while performing different commands much like a “place” holder. The platform allows you specific control of your dog’s position, work on body awareness and build confidence.   In this video Pam demonstrates how to start teaching your dog how to change body positions on the platform. This is super for contacts […]

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The TDAA Course That Earns This Team a Title

TDAA is such fun for both small dog and handler alike as you negotiate a perfectly sized down agility course. Siren is on the larger side as a Mixed breed and she does a super job in TDAA as seen in this run. Not only that, but with this beautiful run, Siren earns not her first TACH or even her second, but her TACH3! Her handler Kelly has done a fantastic job teaching Siren how to run dog agility and […]

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Dixie the Chihuahua Earning Her UACH Title

Dixie is one happy little Chihuahua on course in this video earning her UKC United Agility Champion title. If that wasn’t enough, she course through these fun and challenging UKC obstacles and pulls a perfect 200. And how about those obstacles?  They have a flower box jump, hoop tunnel, pause box, swing plank and sway bridge. If you will notice there is also a distance line around the weaves and most likely around the pause box. This adds significant difficulty […]

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Ron Heller and Danni Are Dog Agility Poetry in Motion

For anyone actively involved in the AKC Agility competitions, Ron Heller and his beautiful black Lab need no intro. These two are beyond amazing to watch on the course and are the living definition of teamwork. Some claim that dog agility requires speed and agility from dog and handler, Ron and Danni crush that notion. While some have the luxury of deciding whether or not practice distance handling this team had no choice. Instead they became the poster child for […]

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NADAC Hoopers is Great Fun for Dog and Spectators

This is an amazing example of NADAC hoopers and a course that is both fun as well as challenging. It isn’t some handlers cup of tea as they like to be with their dog around the course which is increasingly necessary on normal agility courses. But with these distance games the dog doesn’t need help in collection, wraps and contact control. What they do need is phenomenal distance work and constant connection to the handler to be able to complete […]

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