A great way to reach agility people!
The Flea Market is open 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
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
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
Vyne - 3 May
Pure - 30 April - 4
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
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
Easington - 4-5 September
West Lakes & Barrow - 20-22 August
Dashing Dogs - 2 October
Sherborne Vale - 3 October
Covid has meant a change of circumstance for many
people and their dogs.
You can now add potential agility dogs direct, using
on-line form. This is a free
service for rescue organisations and private individuals!
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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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,
- 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
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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.
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.
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
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.
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.
Follow the link in
grey for more information...
have announced three Open KC shows this year including a 10 summer event.
been granted approval for nine Covid complaint shows in the Midlands.
UK Agility is
still planning to run shows in April as per the UK Agility Show Diary.
Following the Government
announcementy, detailing the roadmap plan to ease restrictions, the KC has
recommended the cancellation of licensed events until 29 March 2021.
- The 2021 Kennel Club AGM will be held online on 23rd June.
- In 2022 the WAO will be moving to five jump heights.
- The IFCS Council has cancelled the 2021 Championships but is looking
forward to 2022.
- The Jersey Agility Festival has been postponed due to
anticipated Covid restrictions and rescheduled as three separate events
later in the year.
- The KC has
constitutional provisions that registered societies must proceed with their
routine AGM business for the next six months.
- Dog Vegas has
decided not to run any shows until August.
- 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.
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
Thank to you to Norton's new sister
for providing these amazing keepsakes.
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.
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.
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.
more independence with your dog and start the next chapter of
your agility career.
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
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.
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 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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