Westminster 2021: Agility Primer

(The video above is from last year’s WKC agility show.)

From the American Kennel Club: Dog agility is a sport where you direct your dog through a pre-set obstacle course within a certain time limit. Courses typically have between 14-20 obstacles, which can include tunnels, weave poles, tire jumps, seesaws, and pause tables where the dog must stop for a set amount of time. At each trial you and your dog will race around the unique courses designed for that day. All of this is done with your dog relying solely on the cues and body language you use to direct them on course.

All breeds, including mixed breeds, can participate in Agility – from the smallest to the largest of dogs.

Schedule for the 8th Annual Masters Agility Championship:
Preliminaries Friday 8:00am – 4:00 pm (Streaming live on WestminsterKennelClub.org)
Finals Competition Friday 7:00pm – 9:00pm (Telecast SATURDAY from 5 – 7 pm on FOX)

Until next time,
Good day, and good dog!

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