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RESCUE ME

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



A great way to buy or sell to
agility people!

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!

CANCELLED SHOWS
For more information
see
Show Diary

  • Scottish KC - 21-23 May

  • Norfolk Agility / Coltishall - 22 May

  • 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 August

  • 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 September

  • Dashing Dogs - 2 October

  • Chippenham - 2-3 October

  • Sherborne Vale - 3 October


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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HEADLINES
(Formerly Snippets)

Follow the link in grey for more information...
 

  •  Absolutely thrilled to announce that, due to people's generosity, SWAP has been able to donate £1000 for Forever Agility in Clive Hildersley's name. (Snippets)
     

  • Discover Dogs is set to return to the ExCel London in November to celebrate its 25th anniversary.  (Show Diary)
     

  • The YKC Camp is back in the first week of August at the Rutland Showground. (Events)
     

  • Bretford DTS has made a generous offer to competitors who missed out on their show last October. (Snippets)
     

  • Greg Derrett has announced new, subscription-based training for anyone interested in international agility competitions. (Training News)
     

  • Correction: The closing date for the Golden Valley show is 21st May so there is still time to enter. (Show Diary)
     

  • The Kennel Club International Agility Festival schedule will be go live on Thursday, 20th May.  (Show Diary)
     

  • 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. (Snippets)
     

  • 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. (Snippets)
     

  • South West Agility Processing (SWAP) will be closing soon and they need to refund those people with money in their account. (Snippets)
     

  • Competitors 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. (Snippets)


WHAT'S NEW...

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!

Agility Addiction Revisited
Do you eat, drink and sleep agility? If so, you may be suffering from Agility Addiction.  Join the club!


Nuts for Your Coffee
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!

Pic of the Litter
A new measuring system for those that are struggling to find measuring sessions at the moment...

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.

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.

A demo tyreRecollections 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.

Judges A-List
'
The 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 you.

Understanding Core Strength
These days the term 'core strength' is a bit of a buzz word in human fitness, but it is also important for the prevention of injuries in agility dogs. Vet physio Eloise Collins explains.

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.


SPECIALS

Agility Together
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, please email details.

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.

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.


AGILITYNET STUFF

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.

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.

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
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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