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Agility Classes

Discussion in 'Dog Sports' started by Josie, Jan 29, 2018.

  1. Josie

    Josie Administrator Administrator Registered

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    My uncle has a working spaniel called Dorris - I think he may have reached a difficult point with her and training!

    He was recommended agility classes. Has anyone done this with their dog? Can you start at any age?
     
  2. Biker John

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    Yes any dog can try agility, obviously a young one should not be put under joint stress so they can go over poles on the ground between the uprights etc. Contact a local club, most are quite welcoming to new comers, (that said their are some trainers that are only interested in Border Collies but fortunately their are plenty that aren't). And I would add that I'm sure once it tries it both Human and Dog will enjoy it.
     
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    A different thought just came to me, as its a working spaniel have you or him thought about working trials. Their are not as many clubs offering this but if their is one close it could suit them.
     
  4. Josie

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    Thanks @Biker John - I will look into it and see if it's something he will want to do.
     

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