HEADLINES
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  • The Festive Challenge has been rescheduled as the KC did not consider the covered arena at Moreton Morrell to be a suitable venue. (Snippets)
     

  • Discover Dogs made a successful return to London. (Snippets)
     

  • Congratulations to Lewis Garstang, YKC Young Person of the Year. (Junior News)
     

  • The IconiX show on 4th-5th December has been cancelled due to the venue. (Show Diary)
     

  • The GB Team has been named for the 2022 IFCS in Holland in April. (Snippets)
     

  • WAO Team England has announced the squad Team England squad for the World Agility Open in Ermelo in May 2022. (Snippets)
     

  • The KC is looking for feedback on the 2021 KCIAF. (Snippets)
     

  • Sadly there will be no Avon show in 2022.
     

  • Crufts 2022 agility events program has been announced. (Snippets)
     

  • The UK is to host not one but two prestigious global dog agility championships. (Snippets)
     

  • Additional KC measurers needed. (Snippets)
     

  • Massive congrats to Stephanie Best and new Ag.Ch. Rio. (Ag. Ch. Dogs)



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RESCUE ME
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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...

Christmas Market
The 2021 Christmas Market is open for business with a selection of gifts for dogs and people, made by agility people for agility people.

New items come all the time so keep browsing.

  • Paracord Collar & Lead Set

  • Paw Print Hand-painted wine glasses

  • Needle Felt Dog Portrait

  • Santa Paws Treat Bags

Pic of the Litter
Alan Bray 'resting' between runs at Discover Dogs. Must have worked as he and daughter Selena Bray won both rounds of the Mini/Mixi Pairs.

Winning Out Certificates
They're back, thanks to support from Sparks K9 World. The online application form is now open. November. Please share with anyone you know who has won out at a KC show or moved up a level at a UK Agility Show.

Show Diary
You've done it. Thank you to all the show organisers who have provided dates for 2022 and 2023. There are now more than 400 dates on the Agilitynet Show Diary - large and small, KC, UKA and independent. Agility is back!

Brags & Anti-Brags
Is the amazing Barry Parker the oldest handler to win into G7 when he was 74 and run in a Champ class at 75. He's maturing nicely!

Senior Agility League
The 2021 League closes on 21st December so get those points in. It starts up again on 23rd December.

JustGiving
Two JustGiving pages have been set up to raise money for causes very close to Stuart Wilcox's heart - Spaniel Aid UK and The British Heart Foundation Please donate what you can.

Agility is Poetry in Motion
Dawn Gilmour adapted this poem from a horsey poem. And it's so true.

Events
Try something new. Have-a-go at the Worcester Whippet Racing Club Fun Day in aid of charity. All breeds welcome.

In Memory
The lovely Ray Tant passed away  peacefully - and unexpectedly - in his sleep on Monday. He was one of a kind never to be seen again - a real gentleman and such a talented chiropractor.

In Case of Fire
Sarah Cochrane shares what she learned from the frightening experience she had while travelling on the motorway with her dogs. It could happen to you...

Young Person of the Year
Please support our agility juniors by voting for either Lewis Steven Garstang or Isabel Patten for the YKC Young Person of the Year. Voting is open now.

Dixie - The All or Nothing Dog
Calm isn't a word you would ever use to describe Dixie. When Glynis Smith got this little pocket rocket, she had no idea what she was getting into.  Now with feedback.

Safeguard Our Sport
We have all been shocked and saddened by the recent revelations about a member of our community. Agility competitor Amy Gibbs, a School Business Manager and Designated Safeguarding Leader, would like to work with other people to put together some resources for clubs to access via Agilitynet.

Thinking Aloud
Malcolm Bassett urges agility show organisers to add more classes for Veterans to their schedules.


SPECIALS

Lungworm Alert
Lungworm is becoming more common around the UK and putting more of our agility dogs at risk. Melle Butler argues that we should test before we treat for this deadly disease.

An Inspired Guide for Course Setting
Seven tips for new and aspiring agility judges.

Running a Covid Compliant Agility
Who would be a Show Secretary in 2021?

 
Training Tips for Hooperholics
When Hooperholics UK founder Angela Lucas looked back her early efforts, she had to laugh. Compared to how she now approaches training and handles her dog, she thought that she looked like a banshee! Her words, not ours. And that was only four years ago!

The Story of Scants Farm
Jane Drinnan-Payne and her husband moved to Norfolk to set up their own care homes business, but when he died suddenly, she had to do with her life.


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