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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 from 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

  • WBSDS - 31 July - 1 August

  • Brecon - 1 August

  • Hare 'n Hounds - 7-15 August

  • Fidos - 8 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

  • Northern Agility Week - 29 August - 5 September

  • Chatsworth - 3-4 September

  • Easington - 4-5 September

  • Gillingham - 5-6 September

  • Roseland - 11 September

  • Longfield - 11-12 September

  • North Derbyshire - 11-12 September

  • Shrewsbury & District - 11-12 September

  • Highdown - 12 September

  • Hare 'n Hounds - 16-20 September

  • Pembrokeshire - 17-18 September

  • Roseland - 18 September

  • West Lakeland & Barrow - 20-22 August

  • FCI World Champs - 23 - 26 SeptemberSuffolk Five Rivers - 25 September

  • Hartpury - 25-26 September

  • Train in the Ring - 25-26 September

  • Dashing Dogs - 2 October

  • Chippenham - 2-3 October

  • Sherborne Vale - 3 October

  • Paws - Jersey - 9 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...

  • Wyre will make a go/no go decision about their December 2021 show in September. (Show Diary)
     

  • The Heart of the Brecon Beacons show on 14th August will now open at 7.30am and judging will start at 8.30am. (Show Diary)
     

  • Great news...The Frittenden  Show is on again having found a new venue thanks to Mark Pattenden and a friendly farmer. (Show Diary)
     

  • There will be measuring and testing at KCAIF. (Snippets)
     

  • The Agility Club has announced a brand-new competition for long distance handling called The Agility Club Special Walking Agility. (Qualifiers News)
     

  • KC Agility Liaison Council nominations deadline extended until 21st July 2021.  (Snippets)
     

  • The closing date for nominating a representative to one of The Kennel Club Liaison Councils has been extended by one month to 21st July 2021.(Snippets)
     

  • After 30+ years as South & SW area rep on the KC Agility Liaison Council, Lesley Olden has decided not to stand for re-election. (Snippets)
     

  • The procedure for late UKA entries has changed. (Snippets)
     

  • There have been changes to KC Agility Measuring Regulations which were effective as of 1st July 2021 (Snippets)


WHAT'S NEW...

Pic of the Litter
Melanie Wright started and ended her first judging appointment at the RVA show with a big smile on her face. The only thing that was missing was the lovely Ray Amps.

In Memory

  • Fiona Verrecchia will be remembered as an agility competitor, judge and highly respected trainer.
     

  • The Agility world has lost another one of its founding fathers. Trevor Jones was the man who organised the Yorkshire team at the first ever demo at Crufts.
     

  • Roger Worner (69) passed away suddenly on 30th June of a heart attack. He took the dogs out for the last walk of the day and didn't come home.

Win a Van Draw
There will be a huge fundraising draw at the Kennel Club International Agility Festival (KCIAF) for Forever Agility, including a caged van donated by K9 Transport Solutions.

Flea Market
New... We added a new category for you to sell your pre-loved Hoopers equipment.

Health News
The Royal Vet College would like to hear from you about your experience with canine epilepsy.

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

Clinical Canine Massage
The Vet Record reports that Clinical Canine Massage
significantly reduces pain severity in a dogs after a joint study between the University of Winchester and the Canine Massage Guild.

K9 Transport Solutions - A Moving Success Story
Martyn Hall fell in love with the motor industry nearly 20 years ago. He even set up his own business, but then, like others, he was severely hit the COVID-19 pandemic. Here's how a chance meeting and agility have changed his life and the direction of his company for the better.

Cockapoo Agility League
Now there's a league just for Cockapoos. All profits will be donated to charity at the end of each league year!

Agility Challenge 2021
This year there will be eight Agility Challenges qualifiers at shows around the country with five partnerships per heat being invited to compete at the Final at Malvern in September 2021, under the watchful eye of Selena Bray. Results for Heat 1-3.


SPECIALS

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!

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.

Recollections of a Bygone Age
A demo tyreAgility 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.


AGILITYNET STUFF

Find a Club
We've been busy reconnecting with clubs we've not heard from for a while and removing those which are no longer offering agility training. New groups always welcome.

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.

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.

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.

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