Dog Agility Training Competitions

The first dog agility training competition took place in Spain, and were then regularized. They soon became popular and many clubs started organizing agility contests. For a long time, there was only one set of regulations for canine competitions, but later on, the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI) structured their own document, which is the one most of the clubs have adopted, specially the most recent ones.

This section is intended to differentiate every dog, rather than every breed; to tell between the dogs that feel the agility and those who don't which hopefully will be less with time.Dogagility training tests were officially born in 1978, even though it was already know on the United Kingdom; now, the first tests were just a series of exercises that aficionados Consisted in a series of exercises aficionados organized just for entertainment.
There were two types of exercises: Dog Obedience and Dog Ability.

Canine Agility Competitions

Objectives of Canine Agility

Dog Agility Rules

Canine Agility tests

Which dogs can compete?

Dog Agility in practice

Must it be a pure-breed dog?

Dog Contest General Provisions

The dog's education

Dog Contest Courses

Getting used to a new dog collar

Dog Competition progress

Dog Obedience in Agility

Obstacles for Dog Competitions

Dog Jumping obstacles

Dog Obstacle Seesaw

Dog Contact obstacles

Dog Obstacle Judging

Dog Stopping obstacles

Dog walks in a contest

Dog tests / categories & classes

Dog Elimination Contest

FCI World Canine Agility Championships

Organizing a canine competition

Dog Tests

Canine Competition Dictionary

In 1977, during the celebration of the Crufts Dog Show, in London, John Varley (member of the Organizing Committee) realized there was a necessity of filling the long periods between the special awards and the best in show award. It was then when it occurred to him that a sort of race for dogs could fill these times. (valey was very fond of horse racing)


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