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CANCELLED SHOWS
For more information
see
Show Diary

  • Pure - 6 March

  • Barnstaple - 14 March

  • K9 Brats - 14 March

  • Agility Addicts - 20 March

  • M & M  - 20 March

  • Cornwall - 21 March

  • UKA Cool Runnings  - 20 March

  • Agility Ability - 21 March

  • Scrambles - 21 March

  • Kelluki - 26-28 March

  • SWAT - 27-28 March

  • KDST - 28 March

  • Stardom - 28 March

  • Kelluki - 31 March

  • Kernow - 2-4 April

  • Agility Vision - 2-5 April

  • Scunthorpe - 9-10 April

  • Wessex - 9-11 April

  • Wye Valley - 10 April

  • Carn Brea - 11 April

  • Scottish Border Collie Club - 18 April

  • Wallingford - 18-19 April

  • Lincoln - 23 April

  • Agility Antics - 23-25 April

  • Wyre - 24 April

  • Jersey Festival 1 - 24-25 April

  • Prestwood - 26 April

  • Jersey Festival 2 - 28 April

  • Agility Vision - 30 April - 3 May

  • Jersey Festival 3 - 30 April - 4 May

  • Shrewsbury - 1-2 May

  • Stardom - 2 May

  • Beachside - 2-9 May

  • Severnside with N. Soms show - 3 May

  • Vyne - 3 May

  • Pure - 30 April - 4 May

  • Agility Ability - 7-9 May

  • Agility Vision - 7-9 May

  • Tunbridge Wells - 8-10 May

  • Down District - 9 May

  • WAO - 13-16 May

  • Agility Bision - 14-16 May

  • Red Run - 15 May

  • Worcester - 15 May

  • IconiX 1 - 15-16 May

  • Scottish KC - 21-23 May

  • Norfolk Agility / Coltishall - 22 May

  • Gleniffer - 29 May

  • Nottingham - 29-30 May

  • Agility Rocks - 29 May - 6 June

  • Dartford - 5 June

  • Hinckley - 5-6 June

  • Wigton - 5-6 June

  • Oswestry & High Lane - 5-6 June

  • Upanova - 6 June

  • Godmanchester - 11-13 June

  • Otley - 12-13 June

  • Thames - 12-13  June

  • Prestwick Park - 12-13 June

  • Dog Vegas - 25 June - 2 July

  • Sherborne Vale - 11 July

  • Dickson & Westlands - 10-11 July

  • Wirral - 16-17 July

  • Barnard Castle - 18 July

  • Brecon - 1 August

  • IMCA / PAWC - 12-26 August

  • Agility Rocks (Teejay) - 14-15 August

  • Easington - 4-5 September

  • West Lakes & Barrow - 20-22 August

  • Dashing Dogs - 2 October

  • Sherborne Vale - 3 October


RESCUE ME

Covid has meant a change of circumstance for many people and their dogs.

You can now add potential agility dogs direct, using the on-line form. This is a free service for rescue organisations and private individuals!


SCHEDULES

It's not be practical to list ALL the schedules available here for space reasons so we've opted for those that we've received in the last two weeks. The shows in red are closing this week so hurry if you want to enter. Schedules can be downloaded direct from the Show Diary page.

 

E-VENTS & MEASURING

Events added in the last two weeks.


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WHAT'S NEW...

  • Freestyle for the Agility Dog with Lucy Creek, 6th March
     
  • Scent Work with Sue Davies, 13th March
     
  • Agility Warm Up & Cool Down with Sammie Towe, 13th March
     
  • Sketching Dogs with Wendy Botto, 20th March
     
  • Agility Course Running Decisions Over a Euro Course with Euan Patterson, 27th March

Agility Together
More sessions of agility togetherness have been planned un til the end of lockdown in the UK. The last sessions will be 27th March, but the FB group will stay open for yu to watch the recordings and keep in touch,

Special offer for Agilitynet people
With no artificial colours, flavours or preservatives and the inclusion of added botanicals, Autarky boasts 100% natural goodness. Claim your FREE 2kg bag today. (£4.99 delivery charge)

Why Is Your Dog Drinking So Much?
Like all mammals, dogs need to drink water in sufficient amounts to keep their bodies functioning normally. Severe dehydration can even result in death. It's not just a summer problem. This informative article from Your Dog Advisor© will tell you what to look out for.

Find a Club
We've renamed this page to better reflect it's purpose. It's not only there for people hoping to start agility but also for you if you move house, for instance, or want to do some 1-2-1 training etc. Please let us know if all your club's details are up to date. New groups always welcome.

 

Paddy's End of Year School Report
Cheeky rescue Paddy looks back at 2020 from a dog's point of view at the year that human kennel cough changed the world.

Retired Agility Dogs Tribute
Meet some of the dogs that retired in 2020 - some of them before their time due to corona virus restrictions - and always too soon for their loving handlers. If you want to add your dog, please email details.

The latest retired dogs include:-

  • Chesney - Jennie Kitchen
  • Rodney - Jennie Kitchen
  • Merlin - Adrian Cooper
  • Pepper - Jane Evans
  • Tilly - Karen Howell

Agility is Poetry in Motion
Shirley Elkins has added two more verses to her poem Going Over to the Dark Side about her decision to get a Collie for agility 20 years ago.

Handling the Distance...without spilling your coffee!
Hayley Laches' new book is aimed at people who are unable to run with their dogs for whatever reasons, although it can also be used by anyone wishing to learn new handling methods. Reviewed by Louise Raine.


HEADLINES
(Formerly Snippets)

Follow the link in grey for more information...
 

  • Frittenden have announced three Open KC shows this year including a 10 summer event.  (Show Snippets)
     

  • Inspire has been granted approval for nine Covid complaint shows in the Midlands. (Show Diary)
     

  • UK Agility is still planning to run shows in April as per the UK Agility Show Diary.  (Show Snippets)
     

  • Following the Government announcementy, detailing the roadmap plan to ease restrictions, the KC has recommended the cancellation of licensed events until 29 March 2021. (Show Snippets)
     

  • The 2021 Kennel Club AGM will be held online on 23rd June. (Show Snippets)
     
  • In 2022 the WAO will be moving to five jump heights.  (Show Snippets)
     
  • The IFCS Council has cancelled the 2021 Championships but is looking forward to 2022.(Show Snippets)
     
  • The Jersey Agility Festival has been postponed due to anticipated Covid restrictions and rescheduled as three separate events later in the year. (Show Snippets)
     
  • The KC has temporarily relaxed constitutional provisions that registered societies must proceed with their routine AGM business for the next six months. (KC News)
     
  • Dog Vegas has decided not to run any shows until August. (Show Snippets)

SPECIALS

Pip - The Story So Far
Pip was a failed sheepdog but he found a great home and agility with Mandy Colbourne on a smallholding in Wales.

Senior Agility League Hall of Fame
Please put your hands together for the  awesome new members of the SAL Hall of Fame.  Congratulations to:-

  • Clive Hildersley RIP

  • Freda Wallace

  • Faith Whitely

Thank to you to Norton's new sister company Remarkable Rosettes for providing these amazing keepsakes.

Training Tiny Dogs
Chihuahuas are known for their tiny size and not their athletic prowess. Naomi Hosker believes, however, that they can succeed at agility the same as any other breed. She says they're are just like any other dog, only smaller.

Taking the 'Dis' Out of Disabled
Disabled G7 handler Julie Thomson and her long-time trainer and friend Jacqui Wood talk to Agilitynet about the highs and lows of competing on a mobility scooter.

Nigel P. Davis - The Man with a Mic
Freelance auctioneer, drayman at the Stonehouse Brewery and commentator with a sense of humour, Nigel Davis tells the story of how he became a commentator at Crufts.
 

Going the Distance
If you are interested in distance handling, this article by Anni Telford and Joanne Orrell is a 'must read.' It's the first of three articles to help you achieve more independence with your dog and start the next chapter of your agility career.


AGILITYNET STUFF

Agilitynet Show Diary
Here at Agilitynet we are optimistic about shows in 2021 while at the same time, we continue to keep you up to date with show cancellations due to the pandemic. But fingers crossed, there is light at the end of the tunnel.

Judges A-List
It's always a good time to add your name to the Judges A-List or update your details. The shows will be back and show organisers will need you.

Agilitynet FB
Agilitynet FB has reached an impressive 27,000+ members. Welcome to all new members. And thank you to the dedicated Admin who have kept it growing.

The Agilitynet Shop
Since so many agility people now do Hoopers with their oldies, we've added a new section for equipment and accessories to The Shop called... Hoopers!

Flea Market
The Agilitynet Flea Market has been open 24/7 through lockdown so you can buy or sell unwanted items.  We've improved our security in our constant war against spammers.

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