International Agility Championship . . . The First Time All Over Again

I just got home from my participating in my second WAO (World Agility Open) event held in Oviedo, Spain. Some consider this one of the four "world championship" type agility events; FCI in October, European Open in July, WAO in May and IFCS held every [...]

2020-01-11T21:10:40-04:00May 23rd, 2013|30 Comments

What Does Internationalization in Dog Agility Really Mean?

Today is the first “Dog Agility Blog Event for 2013” and the topic myself and other dog agility bloggers are writing on is  “Internationalization.”  When I first saw the topic I thought to Attending my first ever World Championship as a spectator in Finland in [...]

2018-03-08T07:14:49-04:00March 6th, 2013|50 Comments

A Chat With the World’s Best in Dog Agility: Take One

The year’s FCI world championships were such an amazing event for me. John and I had a little vacation with our friends Martina & Carlo (ok mostly it was Martina and I talking about dogs). We did some sightseeing,  I did some shopping and then [...]

2020-01-11T21:24:54-04:00November 15th, 2012|48 Comments

Contact Training For Those With No Interest in Dog Agility

Weird eh?Why on earth would anyone who has no interest in dog agility want to know anything about how to train agility contact obstacles? To explain the reason let me share a story with you. Years ago John (my husband) used to travel to, and [...]

2020-02-21T18:58:32-04:00April 28th, 2012|38 Comments

Improve Your Dog Training By Playing Like A Dog

Today, I  feel like I am only barely scratching the surface on the topic of tugging :)). Why Does My Dog Need To Tug? You may be asking yourself why the heck is tugging so darned important anyway? Personally, I believe all dogs should learn [...]

2021-11-12T23:07:15-04:00April 10th, 2012|102 Comments
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