Sports with your dog

Dog agility training & advice, getting started in dog agility, sports for your dog. 

Too much fast paced exercise
Exciting, fast-paced exercise can be addictive, and have a negative impact on your dog’s brain/body balance, as Julie…
Sports with your dog
Using a flirt pole
As well as providing your dog with lots of fun, a flirt pole can teach him self-control. Karen Bush and Toni Shelbourne…
Sports with your dog
Indoor games for your dog
Kate Ellam explores different ways of entertaining your dog indoors.
Sports with your dog
About dog agility
The sport of dog agility began in 1977 when Crufts committee member John Varley decided to try to create a demonstration…
Sports with your dog
Flyball for the first time?
Helen Taylor who runs the Fun 4 All Dog Club (www.fun4alldogclub.co.uk), organising non-competitive agility, flyball,…
Sports with your dog
Can old dogs do agility?
Do you have an older dog, but would still like to give agility training a go? Elizabeth Kershaw offers her advice...
Sports with your dog
Agility jump training
Jumping is a natural activity for dogs, so getting started with this fun aspect of agility training is easy. But before…
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Teaching your dog to weave
One of the greatest sights in agility competitions is a Border Collie hurtling through the weave poles, without…
Sports with your dog
Taking part in Cani-cross
Cani-cross (canine cross country, popularly referred to as caniX)  involves running with your dog. Any dog can take part…
Sports with your dog