Hi, my name is Rippa. I am a 16-month-old tri-merle Australian Shepherd. On January 25th, 2014, I ventured out to my first UKI agility trial to test out my skills in an actual trial. I am in the early stages of training for agility competition, so I am just learning to put all my foundation [Continue Reading…]
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Agility is a fun and challenging way to exercise your dog both physically and mentally. It is a pursuit that will mutually enrich your years with your dog. You learn to work as team in negotiating the obstacles presented by the course. While teaching your dog how to properly execute the individual obstacles, you create a unique bond that is constantly reinforced by the rewards you give your dog and by the performance your dog gives to you! Both dog and handler learn to work as a synchronized team with a mutual goal. Each challenge along the way reveals the amazing abilities your dog has when given the opportunity to figure things out. Our instructors (and sometimes our dogs!) will share stories, practices and struggles to augment your training, humble themselves or entertain you.