Fun Dog Agility (NFC)

Just for fun

£12 per session

Agility training can be beneficial for both dogs and owners. Agility training is great for developing your bond and communication skills, keeping your signals clear and your dog learns to follow your lead threw the obstacle course. we keep everything fun and engaging and teach at the dogs individual levels offering a timed section to work on your personal best or get a little competitive between the class (NFC) picking games and styles on the day so no class is ever the same.

Some of the Benefits include:

  • Exercise to maintain and better health

  • Increased flexibility

  • Increasing alertness

  • Developing communication skills between owner and dog

  • Developing speed and accuracy with distance commands

  • Builds on confidence

  • improves reactive tenancies

  • Intermediate obedience skills

  • learning to look at handler for direction

  • Improving coordination

  • Establishing trust and confidence with owner

Games & Obstacles

Standard Agility

The object of this class is to negotiate a full course of agility equipment in a direction defined by the numbers.

Steeplechase

The object of this game is to negotiate a course made up with only jumps (excluding the tyre, spreads, walls and long jump) and tunnels, All obstacles must be performed in the order and direction defined by the numbers. 

Jumping

The object of this game is to negotiate a course, without contact equipment, All obstacles must be performed in the order and direction defined by the numbers. The game can include all equipment with the exception of the 3 contacts.

Against The Clock

This can be where an allotted time is allocated and all obstacles can be taken in any order in order to clear as many obstacles in the allotted time as possible.

Teddy Bears Picnic

This game is where a set time is given and set points are awarded for obstacle clearance, and the total number of obstacles cleared based on difficulty. 

Obstacles

The following equipment is used in competition:

  • Tunnels 

  • Dog high walk (contact)

  • Pause table or box

  • Jumps 

  • A-Frame (contact)

  • Weave Poles

  • Seesaw (contact)

Dogs normally love agility, they can be hesitant to start with so we take each obstacle with care and ensure it's all just about fun, normally once your dog has done it once they cant wait to go again. 

You can choose to continue with your agility and get to show standard, and even enter heats to enter Crufts, or if that's not your style you can come and just enjoy playing with your dog in a game they love.

Disclaimer

This sport might not be for every dog and owner, basic skills must be already learnt reasonably well, such as sit, wait or stay, & come when called. The dog must be well developed physically before participating in the contact obstacles and jumps so its depending on breed but its recommended to wait until they are at least 12 months old, please consult with your vet if you have any concerns relating to overall suitability and health.

By partaking in the sport with 121 dog training you will be agreeing to our terms and conditions. 

 

Some reactive dogs can partake in this sport and will experience less behavioural issues but you must be sensible in your approach, there will be dogs running off lead so you may like to consider a mussel during practices and waiting. We always recommend you have relevant pet insurance when you own a dog and especially if you wish to partake in any sports. 

Agility can be a very rewarding sport and a game time that every dog looks forward to each week. 

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