You can now add potential agility dogs direct, using
on-line form. This is a free
service for rescue organisations and private individuals!
A great way to buy or
The Flea Market is open 24/7 for you to buy and / or sell your
pre-loved items all year round. It's free and talks direct to the dog
people you want to reach for as long as it takes!
For more information
see Show Diary
Scottish KC - 21-23 May
Norfolk Agility / Coltishall - 22
Lydiard - 22-23 May
Hare 'n Hounds - 22 -31 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
Wilton - 5-6 June
Wye Valley - 5-6 June
Upanova - 6 June
Godmanchester - 11-13 June
Agillidogz - 11-13 June
Otley - 12-13 June
Thames - 12-13 June
Prestwick Park - 12-13 June
Train in the Ring - 18-20 June
Axstane - 19-20 June
Mid Cornwall - 19 June
Granite City - 24 July
Dog Vegas - 25 June - 2 July
Wraxall - 26 - 27 June
Hare 'n Hounds - 26 June - 4 July
Dickson & Westlands - 10-11 July
Lune Valley - 26 June- 4 July
Sherborne Vale - 11 July
Billingshurst - 11 July
Crufts - 15-18 July
Wirral - 16-17 July
Caerphilly - 17-18 July
Barnard Castle - 18 July
Weardale - 24-25 July
Brecon - 1 August
IMCA / PAWC - 12-26 August
Agility Rocks (Teejay) - 14-15
Dundee - 21-22 August
Scottish KC - 28-29 August
Bromsgrove - 28-29 August
Easington - 4-5 September
Gillingham - 5-6 September
Longfield - 11 - 12 September
West Lakeland & Barrow - 20-22 August
FCI World Champs - 23 - 26
Dashing Dogs - 2 October
Chippenham - 2-3 October
Sherborne Vale - 3 October
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.
Events added in the last two
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thrilled to announce that, due to people's generosity, SWAP has been
able to donate £1000 for Forever Agility in Clive Hildersley's name.
Discover Dogs is set to
return to the ExCel London in November to celebrate its 25th
The YKC Camp is back in the
first week of August at the Rutland Showground.
Bretford DTS has made a
generous offer to competitors who missed out on their show last
has announced new, subscription-based training for anyone interested
in international agility competitions.
Correction: The closing date for
the Golden Valley show is 21st May so there is still time to enter.
Club International Agility Festival schedule will be go live on
Thursday, 20th May.
Due to the refurbishment of
Olympia, the London International Horse Show Final in December 2021
will be relocating to ExCel London, and the the Olympia Agility
Stakes will be renamed The Kennel Club Agility Stakes held at The
London International Horse Show.
The KC and the Agility Team
GB Management Team will be running an Agility Team GB Inaugural
event on 10th and 11th July at Pure Agility.
Agility Processing (SWAP) will be closing soon and they need to
refund those people with money in their account.
are strongly advised to check that
they can access their accounts on
FPP and that all
their details are up to date ahead of the release of schedules for
shows that are still planning to go ahead this year.
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!
Do you eat, drink
and sleep agility? If so, you may be suffering from Agility Addiction. Join the
Looking for a
caterer for your show or event? Here is an independent, family business
providing a mobile Barista service with ethical trading at its heart. High
quality, intense coffee, infamous hot chocolates, gourmet sausage rolls and
lovingly baked gluten free cakes and tarts available in addition to ice cream
for both humans and dogs!
for Your Coffee
Pic of the Litter
A new measuring system for those that are struggling to find
measuring sessions at the moment...
of Scants Farm
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.
SMART Goal Setting
With agility training and shows starting up again, this is a good time to review
your objective and goals for the year.
of a Bygone Age
Agility Avid (nom de plume) looks back at her early days of agility
when agility was a very new hobby dog sport. Some said that agility was for
'dogs with no brains', but she and her dogs were having fun.
A-Z has been a lifesaver,' says show organiser Jan Linch of
Frittenden. So judges, please check out your entries and update if
necessary. The show secretaries out there may be trying to contact
These days the term 'core strength' is a bit of a buz
word in human fitness, but it is also important for the prevention of injuries
in agility dogs. Vet physio Eloise Collins explains.
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
Dog Advisor© will tell you what to look out for.
The FB group will stay open for you to watch the recordings and keep in touch.
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,
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.
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.
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.
The Senior Agility League
Shows shows are back so get out there and grab those points. SAL is open
for new members but you must be over the age of 55.
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.
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.
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!
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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