ONE Thing That Is Negatively Impacting Your Agility Skills

This ONE Thing Is Negatively Impacting Your Agility Skills I had a HUGE personal epiphany regarding dog agility training last week. It was so obvious and yet nobody is talking about it, which tells me there are LOTS of people out there overlooking it too. So here’s the thing, we all know how important it […]

Don’t Miss Dog Agility at Westminster

TV Schedule Airing Feb 12th and 13th, 2017

Agility at Westminster! Sunday, February 12th, 2017 Channel Finder 8pm-10pm Eastern Time Masters Agility Championship at Westminster Finals. FOX Sports GO Monday, February 13th, 2017 8:30am-5pm Eastern Time Breed judging, Junior Showmanship Preliminaries and Masters Obedience Championship (Hound, Toy, Non-Sporting and Herding Breeds). Streaming LI TV-Schedule Click HERE

10 Simple (But Important) Things To Remember About Agility Goals.

Defining Your Goals In Dog Agility

In my article 6 Vital Tips This Dog Agility Trainer Needs You to Embrace, the fourth item I share is: “You Must Define Your Own Agility Goals Forego the external and uncontrollable goals such as a title or qualifying run. Instead, put your money on your team and invest in committing to and training action-based goals. Action based goals […]

Lisa’s Favorite Little Agility Sequences – No 111

Here are four sequences to practice handling and a-frame performance. Share the fun on your favorite social media account and if you’d like to receive sequences in your inbox, just fill out the form below. Happy Handling! Lisa Selthofer   First Name * Email * What’s Your Current Dog Agility Experience Level? * Beginner Experienced

Lisa’s Favorite Little Agility Sequences – No 110

This dog agility sequence has both a backside and threadle option and is also great for practicing those weave pole entries. Share this sequence with a friend and if you’d like receive future sequences and training articles, fill out the form below. Happy Handling! Lisa First Name * Email * What’s Your Current Dog Agility […]

Dog Agility Superstars Aren’t Born. They are Made.

Developing Your Superstar Agility Dog

In my article 6 Vital Tips This Dog Agility Trainer Needs You to Embrace, the third item I share is: “Superstars Aren’t Born. They are Made. Dog or human, we’re all born with unique and amazing abilities but without supportive funneling, it’s likely we may not meet our full potential and growth. This is where perception, […]

ALL Dogs Have the Potential to be their BEST at Agility

How Agility Dogs Become Superstars

In my article 6 Vital Tips This Dog Agility Trainer Needs You to Embrace, the second item I share is: “ALL Dogs Have the Potential to be their BEST at Agility Yes, that means your healthy dog! All that matters is that you want your dog to experience joy and satisfaction in agility, all while performing […]

3 Traits of a Successful Agility Handler

How Handlers Begin to Create Superstar Agility Dogs

In my article 6 Vital Tips This Dog Agility Trainer Needs You to Embrace, the first item I share is: All handlers have the ability to create agility superstars in their dog. “Yes, this means you! Unfortunately, a large portion of handlers won’t believe they have the capabilities, so I’m going to assure you right now. […]

6 Vital Tips This Dog Agility Trainer Needs You To Embrace

Dog agility is an amazing and addicting sport. Remember how fun it was to watch your dog do his/her first obstacle? I was hooked and wanted to share with others the amazing experience, so I began teaching over 20 years ago. Year after year students would come and I could see the potential in all of them! […]

AKC National Agility Championship Courses – 2016

If you liked these courses and would like to be notified of blog updates, please complete the form below. Happy Handling! Lisa Selthofer   First Name * Email * What’s Your Current Dog Agility Experience Level? * BeginnerExperienced What Agility Question Do You Have? (if none, leave blank) Submit

Lisa Selthofer is an AKC Agility judge at this dog agility trial. With over 20 years of experience in dog agility, Lisa strives for fast, flowing dog-friendly agility courses that provide just the right amount of challenges for handlers to enjoy and feel proud to accomplish.

If your goal is to have a fun time in the sport of dog agility and show under a judge who will celebrate your abilities and achievements, this competition is right for you. Be sure to volunteer while you’re there as Lisa strives to make her ring-crew successful and is sure to appreciate and thank you for your assistance.

For more information, including how to participate, click HERE and scroll down to the appropriate event dates. See you there!

Happy Handling!

Date: May 13, 2017—May 15, 2017
Appearance: Judging Dog Agility – May 2017 Carson City, NV
Outlet: American Rottweiler Club
Location: Carson City, NV
Format: Other

Lisa Selthofer is an AKC Agility judge at this dog agility trial. With over 20 years of experience in dog agility, Lisa strives for fast, flowing dog-friendly agility courses that provide just the right amount of challenges for handlers to enjoy and feel proud to accomplish.

If your goal is to have a fun time in the sport of dog agility and show under a judge who will celebrate your abilities and achievements, this competition is right for you. Be sure to volunteer while you’re there as Lisa strives to make her ring-crew successful and is sure to appreciate and thank you for your assistance.

For more information, including how to participate, click HERE and scroll down to the appropriate event dates. See you there!

Happy Handling!

Date: June 2, 2017—June 4, 2017
Appearance: Judging Dog Agility – June 2017 Bozeman, MT
Outlet: Gallatin Dog Club
Location: Bozeman, MT
Format: Other

Lisa Selthofer is an AKC Agility judge at this dog agility trial. With over 20 years of experience in dog agility, Lisa strives for fast, flowing dog-friendly agility courses that provide just the right amount of challenges for handlers to enjoy and feel proud to accomplish.

If your goal is to have a fun time in the sport of dog agility and show under a judge who will celebrate your abilities and achievements, this competition is right for you. Be sure to volunteer while you’re there as Lisa strives to make her ring-crew successful and is sure to appreciate and thank you for your assistance.

For more information, including how to participate, click HERE and scroll down to the appropriate event dates. See you there!

Happy Handling!

Note: If information on the event you’re looking for is not yet on the link provided, check back. Often clubs will wait to post details until approximately 3-6 months prior.

Date: October 26, 2017—October 29, 2017
Appearance: Judging Dog Agility – Oct 2017 Jacksonville, FL
Outlet: Pals and Paws Dog Training Club
Location: Jacksonville, FL
Format: Other

Lisa Selthofer is an AKC Agility judge at this dog agility trial. With over 20 years of experience in dog agility, Lisa strives for fast, flowing dog-friendly agility courses that provide just the right amount of challenges for handlers to enjoy and feel proud to accomplish.

If your goal is to have a fun time in the sport of dog agility and show under a judge who will celebrate your abilities and achievements, this competition is right for you. Be sure to volunteer while you’re there as Lisa strives to make her ring-crew successful and is sure to appreciate and thank you for your assistance.

For more information, including how to participate, click HERE and scroll down to the appropriate event dates. See you there!

Happy Handling!

Note: If information on the event you’re looking for is not yet on the link provided, check back. Often clubs will wait to post details until approximately 3-6 months prior.

Date: October 20, 2017—October 22, 2017
Appearance: Judging Dog Agility – Oct 2017 St. Petersburg, FL
Outlet: Palmetto Dog Training Club
Location: St. Petersburg, FL
Format: Other

Lisa Selthofer is an AKC Agility judge at this dog agility trial. With over 20 years of experience in dog agility, Lisa strives for fast, flowing dog-friendly agility courses that provide just the right amount of challenges for handlers to enjoy and feel proud to accomplish.

If your goal is to have a fun time in the sport of dog agility and show under a judge who will celebrate your abilities and achievements, this competition is right for you. Be sure to volunteer while you’re there as Lisa strives to make her ring-crew successful and is sure to appreciate and thank you for your assistance.

For more information, including how to participate, click HERE and scroll down to the appropriate event dates. See you there!

Happy Handling!

Date: February 3, 2017—February 5, 2017
Appearance: Judging Dog Agility – Feb 2017 McKinney, TX
Outlet: Dallas-Ft. Worth English Springer Spaniel Association
Location: MKinney, TX
Format: Other

Cyber Monday Means 30% Off Online Agility Training

Valid Monday - Wednesday Nov 30th

30% Off Sequencing For Success – Code CyberMon30 Hello My Agility Enthusiast!   It’s Cyber Monday!!! This is the day when agility people recuperate from their weekend competition and do all their holiday shopping from the comfort of their computer (the way it should be done!).   In the spirit of the day (and because […]

Are You Clear On How To Achieve Those Agility Goals?

4 Things That Prevent Clarity and Negatively Impact Goals

Dog agility requires a unique blend of skill sets. Dog training, equipment execution, handling communication, course analysis and physical requirements just to name a few. I’ve had the pleasure of coaching & judging many successful agility teams over the years. Most of them come to me missing one key item. Clarity. What is clarity in dog […]

Weave Entries Are Now My Friend!

7 Days Toward Weave Entry Agility Training

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 7 days focusing on just the weave entry and look at what we were able to accomplish! Click the video to see. Great agility runs aren’t produced with sweeping overhauls, but they are created one small moment at a time. My small but powerful moment came after an intensive seminar where my dog kept missing […]

More AKC Premier Class Challenge Ideas

Premier Class Training Sequences

I’m always looking for training sequences to challenge my handling skills and today the AKC Agility Team introduced this diagram in the latest AKC Agility Judge’s Newsletter. The context of the diagram is to share additional Premier Class challenges judges may incorporate into their course design and these sequences provide excellent training material for handlers of all levels. Enjoy […]