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Discussion in 'Dog Agility and Flyball' started by jessiegirl, May 31, 2010.

  1. jessiegirl

    jessiegirl PetForums Senior

    Apr 24, 2009
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    how does one get into dog agility? its something id like to do ,just for fun like....i dont know the 1st thing about it really... how much in cost and how fit do u have to be?
  2. Matrix/Logan

    Matrix/Logan PetForums VIP

    May 7, 2009
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    I used to do it with my last dog just for fun, he was faster than me!! LOL

    Try and google it and see if you find a training centre near you that do it then go along and have a look and meet the people. It is fun and the dogs love it. X
  3. Burrowzig

    Burrowzig PetForums VIP

    Feb 18, 2009
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    Look on the website AgilityNet. On the clubs page you should find some local contacts, though many clubs have a waiting list. Costs are very variable. I pay £3 for a session (one and a half hours), but I've heard of others paying £10, or a very cheap £1.50.
    You don't have to be all that fit - the top championship handlers may be, but there are people in their seventies competing and doing quite well. There's one handler I know who stands in the middle of the course and directs her dogs around her from there. Quite a few people with disabilities do agility too. Bear in mind running a course takes under a minute, so you don't have to run for long. It's great fun, so give it a go.
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