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RESCUE & REHOMING
Make your next agility dog a rescue.

 If you are interested in any of these dogs, just click this link for more information. If you would like to add a dog that you feel would make a great agility dog, then please use the online form. This is a free service to rescue organisations and private individuals.

Working with our friends at Rescue Dogs for Agility Homes UK to find happy homes for active dogs.


SNIPPETS

Click on the link in gray for more information...

  • The YKC ring at Crufts will be live-streamed for the first time next year. (Show Diary)
     

  • The Kennel Club has approved the changes to the regulations for agility effective on 1st January 2020. (KC News)
     

  • The YKC Agility Squad GB 2020 has been unveiled. (Show Snippets)
     

  • The Kennel Club has announced the clubs which will be hosting International Tour heats in 2020. (Show Snippets)
     

  • Congratulations to the handlers and dogs who have been selected to represent England at WAO 2020. (Show Snippets)
     

  • Time is running out for currently competing dogs to get an Intermediate measure. (Events & Measuring)
     

  • Change of judge for CSJ Veteran Stakes Final 2020 at Prestbury Park. (Show Snippets)
     

  • Wilton AC has added a new event to their 2020 show season.  (Show Diary)
     

  • Crufts 2020 jump heights confirmed. (Show Snippets)


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.

Award for best show name of 2019...
Longfield Cheerio to LHO Show

E-VENTS & MEASURING

Events added in the last two weeks.

AGILITYNET STUFF

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
It's always a good season to buy or sell your van, caravan and camping equipment etc. on the new, easier to use Flea Market. We've improved our security in our constant war against spammers. There's more to browse and even some puppies under age of six months. And it is still free for individuals to use.

Judges A-List
A message for anyone organising an agility show. Did you know that you can contact judges easily by emailing them direct by using the link on the A-List? There are 500 KC, UKA and independent judges to select from. New judges always welcome.

Agilitynet FB
Agilitynet FB has reached a whopping 26,000+ members! Welcome to all new members.

Measuring
It can be difficult to find an official KC Measurer if you are new to agility or have a new dog just starting out. A number of measuring sessions are now listed on the Events & Measuring page and/or the Show Diary. Use the Qualifier filter and select Measuring.

Agilitynet Show Diary
Agilitynet has been listening to you again. We've had a request to add classes for Juniors to the Show Diary but will need the help of all the show organisers to identify shows with classes for kids.

Thank you again to the 4th Height Group for supplying information about shows offer LHO classes and measuring for the past year.


GDPR Compliance
News and information is at the heart of everything we do at Agilitynet. We are – and have always been - totally committed to protecting your privacy. Our promise to you is to hold your information securely and use it responsibly and transparently. Your Privacy is of the utmost importance to us. (T&Cs)

WHAT'S NEW...

2019 Winning Out Certificates
The on-line application form for the 2019 Winning Out Certificates is now open. Apply before 27th December and you'll also guarantee your name appears on the New Years Honours List on 1st January. Please share with your friends and club mates. We do not want to miss anyone out.


Milo's Journey to Champ
Follow Milo's journey from frightened rescue pup to Agility Champion. It's an incredible story of hard work, dedication and perseverance, one you won't soon forget in your agility life.

Personalised Agility Christmas Cards
Mc Photography is back, selling high quality personalised Christmas cards. There's still time to order but don't leave it too long.

Boodle Learns New Games
If you are looking for a great Christmas gift for a young agility child, look no further. Boodle the Golden Doodle is here. Book reviewed by Agilitynet's own little handler (aged 4) and her mother (slightly older.)

Pic of the Litter
Don't break the tyre, Figaro.

Senior Agility League
Are you resisting entering anything ‘senior’ up till now because you don’t want acknowledging the fact you are getting 'old!'  SAL celebrates the achievements of people over 55. There is still time to enter the 2019 League and enter points dating back to 1st January. The closing date for this year's League is 21st December.

Hall of Fame
Nominations for the only Agility Hall of Fame in the world (probably) are open for anyone who is either retiring themselves and / or their special dog this year. The only qualification is that you are 55+ and a member of the Senior Agility League. Email with your reasons why you should be inducted.

Pam's Story - What Agility Means to Me
Surprise, Pam Jameson! This is one is for you and Dash as organised by your trainer Linda Cummings.

Special Offer
Why hire timing equipment when you can buy your own at great exchange rates from Australian company SMW Electronics. They are launching their integrated K9-GTS Timing Systems in the UK this month. A great investment for clubs and private trainers for every day training and shows.

To promote sales in UK, SMW is giving  a special discount on the first two sales of  Package 2 for Dog Agility. Please refer to  Agilitynet.com as the site reference for the sale.

Managing Canine Epilepsy
When
Kay Westgate's JRT Alfie had his first Grand Mal seizure, the vets said it might be a one off. It wasn't. She took advice from many sources and made changes to their life. It seems to have worked as Alfie has now been seizure free for four years.

ASO Agility Show Diary / Calendar
Month to view - filled with details of all Kennel Club, UKA and independent shows where known. Pre-order yours today for despatch end of November. £9.95 (includes p&p)

PAWC 2019
Janine Greenwood, a member of the UK ParAgility Team, writes about her year long journey to the ParAgility competition in Spain. From bacon butties to the big ring, being a member of the Team gave her a focus that really helped her through some very long, dark days.

Canine Osteoarthritis
A diagnosis of OA will change your dog's life, and yours. However, Lynsey Tindall and CAM believe that arthritis is not the end of the road, just a change in direction. Managed early and effectively,  you will be able to give your dog more happy years.


REVIEWS

Salomon Supercross Trainers Review
If you are thinking about buying new running shoes for Agility, you might want to read Iain Patz's review of the new Salomon Supercross trainer.

Flexitags
Louise Bray loves these colourful silicone dog name tags so much that she wanted everyone to know.

K9 Custom Canopies
These custom-made sun reflective covers for most cars and vans are just what they say on the tin. Reviewed by Dave Nash who was motivated by the product and cake!

Winston & Porter® Hip & Joint Rescue
Friends Shellie Smith and Alison Barlow review this canine joint supplement which contains a quadruple strength combination of  Glucosamine, Chondroitin, MSM and Hyaluronic Acid (HA) for long term joint health and mobility.

Photizo® Vetcare
Chris Garrett has used Photizo Light Therapy on her dogs and on herself for a while now, and she agreed enthusiastically to review the Photizo® Vetcare devise, a non-invasive alternative therapy tool for wound healing, musculoskeletal conditions and pain relief.

SPECIALS

Image result for welsh kennel club champ showWelsh Kennel Club Champ Show
Report from the Welsh Kennel Club Champ Show, sponsored by Eukanuba, where there was a story behind every red rosette. Congrats to all.

Wing Work
Wing work is an important part of foundation training as it teaches dogs to turn tightly. In an exclusive extract from her book Foundation Fun & Games, Connie Sellers shares her secrets on doing wing wraps and associated handling moves.

Coming Back to Agility
Brenda Johnston started agility way back in 1986 and reached the dizzy heights of Olympia two years later. Unfortunately she had to give up the sport she loved due to family and health problems. Well, she's coming back now. Find out what she thinks of agility today.

CSJ Open 2019
Anyone who has ever wanted to experience a high end, international competition will want to read Gina Colton's report on her second visit to the 2019 CSJ Open.

The Appliance of Science to Dog Agility
Many people say that agility is not 'rocket science,' but in a series of humorous mini articles, Alan Waddington would beg to disagree. So sit back and prepare to be amused. The Isaac Newton Dog Training Academy presents the impact of the laws of nature on dog agility.

Pinched Nerves
Even the most athletic agility dog can get strains, sprains and painful pinched nerves.  Therefore, it's important to spot these injuries early before significant damage is done. Chiropractor Petra Langen-Pieters explains how to tell if your dog has a pinched nerve.

Scrappy the St, Poodle
Once you start a love affair with a poodle, your life will never be the same again!Chris Stamps writes about what it's like to live with an Agility Standard Poodle. Yes, those are the big ones! And don't ask about the name.



Still the best way to reach agility people!

You can buy and / or sell your unwanted items on the Flea Market all year round. It's free and talks direct to the dog people you want to reach.


LEAGUES, QUALIFIERS & FINALS

There's an extra 'run for fun' qualifier for every Grade level now, not just the Advanced dogs. You can find a qualifier to suit you by using the Qualifiers button on the Show Diary page. Don't be shy. Go for it!

The Agria Agility Challenge 2019
After a spring and summer of incredible heat -  and heats - the 50 finalists met at the Malvern Autumn Show
on the 29th September to crown the winner of the 2019 competition. Well done to all the finalists.

Animal Health Co Classic
The Final of the Animal Health Co Classic will take place at the Rugby Christmas Show on 14th December, under the watchful eye of the jovial Angelo 'Doc' Docherty. Also results from Heats 8-10, Welsh KC, North Derbyshire and Paws in the Park respectively.

LOW 550 Final
With the long-awaited introduction of new Kennel Club jump heights in 2020, this was the exciting conclusion of the last ever LOW 550 series. Last year's Crufts judge Hilary Bowden designed a fabulous course for the Final which took place at Cirencester Park on 31st August. That's a wrap, folks!

Toy Breeds Agility League
If you are competing with a very small dog, you'll want to know more about the Toy Breed Agility League (TBAL) which is an on-line league set up to highlight the achievements of tiny dogs. 


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