How do i get my dogs involved in agility training?
I have two terriers that have so much energy! They really need some constructive exercise and i think they would do great with agility. I'm just wondering how people get involved to learn about this sport. My dogs are both very young and I have the time and money to spend. Let me know if you have any information. Oh i live in central florida if that helps at all. Thanks in advance. Bree
Asked By: Bree - 6/12/2008
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Agility is terrific. Here's my analogy (and it works well for terriers--I've got one)...think of a really smart kid who's bored in school and doesn't have anything to burn off energy. They get into mischief. But instead, give that bright kid a goal, challenge 'em, make them think, work them physically and mentally... More
Answered By: Agility Man - 6/12/2008
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Here's a link for Dog-On-It Agility Club of Central Florida: http://www.dogonitagility.com/ If they're not close to your location, they can send you to a place that is. Enjoy!
Answered By: fishmom - 6/12/2008
Google " dog agility and ___( fill in your town or county)." You should be ability to find quite a few agility instructors and agility clubs. Good luck & have fun! Here's a few: http://www.dogonitagility.com/ http://www.courteouscanine.com/flclubs.shtml Edit: LOL Fishmom - you beat me to it!
Answered By: miaugh - 6/12/2008
Before you start agility, your dogs need to be at least 1 year old and have a great off-leash recall. Obedience classes are a great way to start agility training! The best way is to find a club or trainer near you. There are a few associations that do agility in the USA, but you can always start with the one with a... More
Answered By: Kip’s Mom - 6/12/2008
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