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 […]
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. […]
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! […]
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
What is the first word that pops into your head when I say “Weave Poles?” I recently asked this question on Facebook and the reactions were clearly in one of two camps. Agility handlers either love or dread the weave pole obstacle. Now add a challenging weave entry to the mix and their current feelings intensified. The result […]
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ANNOUNCEMENT! I just received this from the AKC Agility Department. GREAT news for the safety of our dogs! Dear Judges – The following statement has been sent out to all AKC licensed agility clubs: This past week, The American Kennel Club Agility department held their annual field representative meeting. During the meeting, the staff reviewed […]
I want to thank EVERYONE for the incredible outpouring of support, empathy, prayers and kindness you’ve shown Dan and I on the passing of our young dog Merger. It’s never easy to lose a part of your soul and that’s what happens when you welcome a pet into your home – they become a part […]
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As an agility coach, I’m both excited and concerned when I hear clients say “I want to handle my dog like so-and-so (insert the local agility hero’s name)…” I’m excited because this shows the client has aspirations, goals, drive and they want to continue in their agility journey. I’m concerned because often this same client […]
Hey Everyone, Thought I’d share this update to the AKC Premier Class. From the AKC “There is a minor change to the Premier Design…the PDF is also an updated Challenges document that has this change…” I’ve included a copy of the PDF below and you can also download the FULL PDF by clicking on this link: Download […]
Location: Kent, WA I’m selling my EXTRA agility equipment. Since my friends and students want to be sure I’ll still be around – Yes, all that is for sale is extra stuff and I’ll still have over 1 ring of equipment for my use (clearly I collect agility stuff!) All of it is in great shape, well-maintained […]
I’m selling several books/DVDs/CDs from my dog resource collection as they are too good to continue to sit on shelves. These are great resource items and should be enjoyed! I was going to sell them a few years back and my husband asked me to wait a year…well, they’re still sitting and I’m not dusting […]