When we think of a dog show event, we expect to see the best in agility and obedience. But sometimes, there are a few dogs in the bunch who don’t really care about any of that. In fact, all they really wanna do is have some fun.
In order to be well-adjusted pets, dogs need both mental and physical stimulation on a daily basis. The desire to “keep busy” is deeply ingrained in the majority of dogs.
All breeds are welcome to participate in the sport, however those best suited for dog agility training tend to be physically active with high energy levels and a desire to please. These five breeds are frequently found at the top of the leaderboard.
Question:How do I know if my dog is a candidate for agility training?Answer:Many types of dogs can excel at agility. Currently, the sport is dominated by Border Collies and Shetland Sheepdogs, but that doesn’t mean that other breeds don’t compete at the highest levels. In fact, each breed has its own competition statistics, and every […]
Agility training info for your dog or puppy
The skill of dog athletes, and their incredible responsiveness to their human handlers, can be thrilling to watch. We’ve compiled a few videos that inspired us to head outdoors with our own dogs.Agility: A fast-paced sport that’s as fun for the spectators as it is for the dogsMusical freestyle: The sport for dogs and owners […]