I don't know why it happened but it looks funny!
Goal - to become a resource for people interested in dog agility by offering a site with equipment. Currently, we have facilities and equipment for training handlers and their dogs, even when it is raining.
Anyone who is interested in using the facility to train their own dog, or offering any kind of class or seminar, please contact us.
I don't know why it happened but it looks funny!
For various reasons concerning Covid and access to training facilities, I haven't been doing much agility. I hope to change that soon. I do now have another Sheltie that I am hoping to do agility with. Ellie is almost 13 and she won't jump over more than 8 inches. I miss agility and the fact that this page is getting some attention, I will start paying attention to my Grateful 4 Agility page. Thanks for getting my attention..
Another story showing how important dogs can be in our lives. https://youtu.be/7-NgSB6a8MU
Vote for your favourite here: http://bit.ly/KCFFL When Hayley was 17 years old, her sister committed su***de in their family home. Feeling like she had lost ...
I couldn't believe the title "Inside the weird world of dog agility", give me a break but as is often the case the title wasn't appropriate. https://youtu.be/mIVUKTJjKCE As an aside, the commentators and the camera people aren't as good as Crufts.
You've seen them on TV – the dogs who run, jump, balance and zig-zag on specially designed obstacle courses in the ultra-competitive sport of dog agility. We...
Here is a sad story with a great ending! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-HFFSYcEMCI
This 173-pound golden retriever was neglected and almost euthanized by his previous owners. But a foster mom stepped in when the vets knew there was hope for...
Ellie and I are entered in an AKC Agility trial 27 & 28 Apr with 2 runs each day. I have taken Ellie out of training classes. She doesn't really need it and at her age I feel training and trialing might demoralize her. I still need training but with any kind of luck, I'll get my training with Mindy. It would be cool if I could get them both qualified for the next AKC Nationals to be held in Reno but as long as we are having fun playing agility, it really doesn't matter.
Fast or slow, agility can be fun!
Yesterday, we fell in love with Rudy the bulldog's agility course run at the Westminster Dog Show. Today, Winky the bichon frise has stolen our hearts with this supremely chill effort.
The fires we have been having the last few years have really caused some problems but every once in awhile there is a happy ending.
A campfire managed to set Butte County alight in California, creating one of the deadliest conflagrations in the state’s history. People lost their lives
Some stories really tug on my heart strings. Like this one: https://www.kron4.com/news/national/heartbreaking-video-shows-abandoned-dog-trying-to-jump-back-into-car/1676926689
There is now an active investigation after a dog was abandoned on the side of the road last week in the United Kingdom.
I had never met a Sheltie until sometime around 2000 and the first one I met made me fall in love with the breed. She was smart and so lovable I was hooked. https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/reasons-sheltie-owners-think-their-dogs-the-best/
Dog owners are a devoted lot, often completely taken by a specific breed. And owners of the Shetland Sheepdog have plenty of reasons to sing the praises of
A little history about where and why dog agility started and a few facts about the sport. https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/9-dog-agility-stats-prove-odds-favor/
The exhilaration of a dog agility run simply has no equal. Seeing agility in action is a true experience, one that inspires dog owners to give it a try.
Although it sometimes appears that only old farts(like me) are involved in agility, it isn't true! https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/junior-agility-competitor-westminster/
Ever wonder if there's anything you can do to strengthen the bond between you and your dog? Maybe you want him to be better socialized, or maybe you want t
If you don't want to run around an obstacle course with your dog but you still want to give your dog something fun to do, check out nose work. I even had Ellie in a few classes but my own personal fun is agility. https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/put-dogs-sense-of-smell-to-work/
A high school stadium, three sets of bleachers, and one Q-tip dipped in the scent of birch. Finding that tiny swab, planted somewhere in the arena, seemed
And that story isn't one of a kind! https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/trainer-and-competitor-doesnt-need-sight-to-succeed/
Imagine, for a minute, you are involved in dog sports, and your four-legged partner is tightly connected to your left side throughout one exercise after an
Here is another great dog agility story. https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/blind-agility-competitor-relies-on-her-dogs/
With names like Spin and Tumble you know there is going to be plenty of action. And in the case of this pair of Australian Shepherds you wouldn’t be wrong.
Last day of Laurie Leach's class (20180223). This was a nice run except for the teeter. We aren't super fast but we are smooth.
Here is a video video done as though it were from the dog talking about color blindness. https://youtu.be/3O_M_jqCHx4
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I heard about something to do with dogs called the snoot challenge; I thought it might be about nose work and in a way, I guess it is. It does seem to look "cute" and it is similar to the command we use to have a dog touch our hand with its nose. check it out https://www.thisisinsider.com/snoot-challenge-2018-8
The Snoot Challenge has completely taken the internet by storm. People around the world are posting videos of making shapes from their hands and having their pups place their nose or head inside! It's interactive, fun, and involves some training and treats in order to work.
Communicating with our dogs can be an ongoing frustration for many of us but leave it to researchers and before long they will come up with ideas never before considered. Check this article on dog communication! https://www.techtimes.com/articles/230581/20180619/scientists-identify-19-gestures-used-by-dogs-communicating-with-humans.htm
Scientists have identified 47 potential gestures through which dogs communicate with humans, and have translated 19 of them. Here are the gestures, and what dog are trying to say when they do them.
When I saw this article, I immediately thought of Laurie Leach because she says it is always the handler making mistakes not the dog! https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/dog-spies/it-s-not-you-it-s-me-if-a-dog-won-t-play-with-you-it-could-be-your-fault/
You've probably heard the expression, Life Is Short: Play With A Dog. "Okay!" you think. "I'll do it!" After all, dogs play together until they are gray in the face.
I have always loved this video. There is something about their ability to play even when no one is playing with them. https://youtu.be/wxfGT-kKxiM
If a dog wants to play fetch but there's no human around, well, he can do it by himself. Check out these funny videos of funny dogs playing fetch by themselv...
Dog watching herself
This dog is an example of one many people would have put down. This video shows the rescue dog seeing the people who initially rescued her. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nd3pv_YqfYQ
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Well, I lied but this video doesn't have the happy ending that the others did. Ava doesn't make it.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DgpAyMsXe54. This organization might not make it without help but they sure are trying to help these animals. Part of me wants to get support for this guy but another part of me wonders if there might be a similar organization in the U.S. doing good work and needing help. Just a thought. You know there is another side to this. Some would argue that these dogs should have been put down, and I would have agreed in the past but when I see how these dogs are changed when rescued I guess I have to admit putting them down wasn't necessarily what should have been done. I've often wished that our pets could tell us when they were ready to head off to rainbow bridge. These guys make me believe that many dogs who seem hopeless actually have some miracles awaiting them.
I NEED YOU. HELP ME CONTINUE RESCUING. PLEASE SUPPORT ME ON PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/LetsAdopt Ava´s case is one of the most brutal and saddest cases...
Maya's first bath. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bSMl9nkslMg
Today Maya experienced something new. We believe this was the first bath in her entire life. I cant describe the condition of her skin.. On top of the medica...
An over view of Maya and the good work that this organization is doing. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jFPTDuIqejg
An old giant dog mastiff abandoned in a landfill was dying slowly. We rescued her, brought her to our hospital and we started the process of healing. Her tre...
This is the YouTube video that started my "interest" in this subject. It is touching! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DQatvovTdrk
Every animal is special, but some stories hit you right in the heart. Maya spent her entire life alone, isolated, enduring heat, freezing rain. We couldn't l...
I don't even really know what to say about this but ...... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LEjKjISVdfQ
When A Passerby Found This Bag On The Roadside, They Immediately Dialed 911. the trash bag was not only moving, but there also appeared to be some sounds com...
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