Agility

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General Requirements For All Agility Classes

Agility is a dog sport that demonstrates the athleticism, drive and trainability of a dog as it navigates a course of obstacles off-lead, quided by verbal commands and signals from it's handler.

 

Dogs mst have taken a Basic Obedience class or equivalent. Basic obedience skills include:

  • Heel on a leash
  • Sit & down on command
  • Able to hold a sit and down stay for 30 seconds
  • Able to perform a reliable recall
  • Dogs must not be aggressive towards people or other dogs
  • Dogs must be physically able to perform obstacles. Older dogs or overweight dogs may be asked to have a note from their veterinarian in order to participate
  • Proper footwear is required
  • No prong or choke chains are allowed
  • Classes are limited to 8 - 10 dogs.

Handlers must have a positive attitude and be ready to have fun!


For Agility Competitors...

A calendar of all upcoming agility trials in Florida is available here