Explore & Discover Through Shaping!

  • 15th August 2018
  • Everything Agility
By Gemma Fisher Shaping is an important skill for both you and your agility dog to learn. The idea is that we break down the overall behaviour we want to...

What Drug Would Your Dog Pick?

  • 30th June 2018
  • Everything Agility
More great training ideas from Gemma Fisher Before you teach your new agility puppy or dog something new, you need to find out what they love in life. Because whatever...

Karma Fitness - 3

  • 19th June 2018
  • Everything Agility
Quality of Movement by Chris Kerton Quality of movement should be a priority with any training you do.  Movement makes up a huge part of the overall fitness model.  Without quality...

Cock-a–hoop for Hoopers!

  • 4th June 2018
  • Everything Agility
There’s an exciting new sport to hit our shores and now “Hooper-holics” are being found in every corner of the UK. Sarah Hamblin of Canine Hoopers UK (CHUK) talks to...

Creating Confidence: Proprioception

  • 17th May 2018
  • Everything Agility
By Gemma Fisher Confidence breeds success. And an important part of building our dog’s self-confidence is preparation. Proprioception is a key part of this – it’s building our dog’s perception...

Tight Turn Training with Selena Bray

  • 11th May 2018
  • Everything Agility
Introducing a dog to tight turns can be a lengthy process because we have to make sure they are built up and prepared for it both physically and mentally.  In...

Challenging Dogs 2 - Storm Wolfdesigns AW(B)

  • 9th May 2018
  • Everything Agility
By Cathy Withall Photo courtesy of Paws-ative Dog Training “You can’t do agility with a Husky”, I was told. “They won’t listen!  You can’t let Huskies off-lead!  They won’t come back....

Put Your Best Foot Forward

  • 28th April 2018
  • Everything Agility
With Shaun Hunt I started my Agility career in the mid 80’s. Back then everything was done with the dog on the left, contacts were completed properly if you managed...

Why Doesn’t My Dog Want to Tug?

  • 23rd April 2018
  • Everything Agility
Play is an important part of agility foundations for me and my dogs. I want to find a reward which inspires them to run fast! So they need to want...

Start Line Toy Training

  • 4th April 2018
  • Everything Agility
Gemma Fisher is an knowledgeable and inspiring agility instructor, dog trainer and behaviourist. Her experience comes from working with a variety of people and different breeds of dogs, both in...