How Dogs and Cats Teach Youngsters

Oh, My, Goodness, this is the cutest video every of a Golden Retriever helping a puppy learn to negotiate the steps. You can’t help but start coaxing the puppy as well and then being so happy when he starts to get the idea. And then there is the cat.  What more can I say, but, “Yup, that is the way it goes!” If you have owned both, you know there is a definite difference on how their minds work. Be […]

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This Dog Agility Steeplechase is Super Smooth and Fast

This is a super steeplechase run at the USDAA Regionals by this team that earned them a well deserved first place. Love the way the handler keeps her dog in high gear by keeping in front of her super fast dog as much as possible. When she is able to do it, you can see the dog literally power out of the landings in efforts to catch up. Catching up is no problem for the dog, proving the great handling […]

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Dog Agility Is a Ride What You Do With It Is Your Call

No one can tell you what to do with your dog agility ride, it is a choice you have to make for yourself. You can either wallow in defeat and get down on yourself or your dog with every mistake, OR OR, you can “Enjoy the Ride” with every twist and turn, every mountain pass and valley trail. You know there will be hard times, times when you wonder what you got yourself into, but stay the course. You know […]

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River the Kooikerhondje Earning Two Q’s

Liz Barshack and River do an amazing job running these courses at the Tailwaggers USDAA Trial in West Palm Beach, CA It really shows the talent and versatility of the Kooiker Dog in the agility field as well as the joy they have competing. River is completely locked on to Liz making her job of guiding him through the course easier and fun to watch. What a great feeling that is when you earn a first Q with your dog […]

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Reav’s Premiere at The VDH German Championships

Sometimes we forget that we are all human and prone to mistakes in all areas of our lives including dog agility. We start comparing ours and our dog’s ability to teams that are far more advanced using their highlight real and not the backstage real. Tobias Wüst is a superior trainer and competitor, but he knows it happens from time to time and isn’t afraid to share those moments, because that is exactly what they are, moments. The first run […]

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Gene and His Awesome Belgian Malinois

Does your “I can’t” really means “I don’t want.”  This team dispels so many “impossibilities with their amazing run. Like, “My dog Can’t do a start line stay.”  Or, “My dog Can’t learn distance handling.” and “My dog Has to use my body to run a course. Gene and his amazing dog have a phenomenal clean, fast run with no excuses only brilliant training. At one point you can see her double check with Gene before entering the tunnel, then […]

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    Man These Dog Tricks Are Sick Yo

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  • Check Out These Competitors Distance Work

    Check Out These Competitors Distance Work

    I started watching this video and though I was unable to get a good translation, however it isn’t necessary in order to enjoy some phenomenal handling. The majority of these runs have superior distance work performed by dog and handler making it a total different feel. I don’t know if they have changed their style since this was posted in 2010, but it really captivated me. You get real accustomed to one style of running dog agility that you forget […]

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    It Is Aways Too Soon To Quite With Your Agility Dog Training

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    Wow! Jenny Damm and Lilli Knock it Out of The Park!

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    Teach Your Agility Dog The Walking Handstand

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    When Your Agility Dog Makes You Scratch Your Head

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    This German Shepherd Dog Is On Fire

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  • Teaching Your Agility Dog To Jump Into Your Arms

    Teaching Your Agility Dog To Jump Into Your Arms

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