Every now and then I get a question about dog agility training, and I really know very little about it. So I was delighted to find this blog post on getting started with agility. It’s a long read, but inspiring in terms of dogs and people connecting, even if you AREN’T planning any agility training yourself.
Here’s a bit I liked:
On the first day after Mum adopted me at 12 weeks, I learned my first foundation skill. I didn’t know it then, because agility wasn’t even a twinkle in my eye. But that foundation skill has been very important in every run and every class and every practice we have done in agility in the past three years.
What was the skill?
I’ll leave that question hanging in the air. If you do go to the blog, the question is answered a little ways down from the top.
And here is a very popular book on dog agility training: