OK, so Rupert doesn't seem to get enough stimulation from walks anymore, and my Mum's friend said he sounded just like a dog she knew, would have a couple decent sized walks each day, but still find something to get into or muck about with. She said that agility gave him that mental stimulation that was needed, and he loved it! So Roo is a golden retriever, and a year old on Aug 12th. As goldens are at risk of hip dysplasia etc, until he's about 18 months I don't want to do any real jumping with him. Do you think its best I look at buying some equipment to put in the garden at home? I'd have to have him on his lead to use it for now as the part of the garden fenced off is mostly concrete. I don't know of anywhere locally (I live in Lincolnshire) but I haven't looked in great depth either. Anyone any experiences with golden retrievers and agility too??