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

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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 […]

Why Challenging Weave Entries Are An Advantage

Shhhhhh....Don't Tell Your Competition!

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 […]

New Training Available Soon!

Pre-Release Sale Through October 25, 2016.

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AKC Agility Suspends Use of Chute Obstacle

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 […]