The Bad Dog Agility Weekly for December 6th, 2017 thumbnail

Welcome to the BDA Weekly! We’re painting our house so our Christmas tree isn’t up yet and I’m starting to get a little antsy... You can view complete results here. Jennifer Crank and border collie P!nk served as a white dog (a demonstration dog) for the event, and Sarah Baker put in a pair of

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Episode 181: Should You Use a Clicker During Agility Training? thumbnail

In this episode, Sarah and Esteban wonder if agility trainers should use a clicker during sequencing. The difference between clicker training and using a clicker. The benefits of clicker training. How to start using a clicker with an experienced dog. Why dogs don't dance well. Episode 10: Training with Food; Training with a Clicker HitItBoard.com

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The Bad Dog Agility Weekly for November 29, 2017 thumbnail

Welcome to the BDA Weekly! We took last week off for Thanksgiving and a sickening amount of pie, but we’re back and getting ready for Christmas. I’m going to watch so many movies in the next 4 weeks... When you do a front cross, dogs are more likely to drop the bar after the front

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Episode 180: The Nuance of Speed

Episode 180: The Nuance of Speed thumbnail

In this podcast, Sarah and Esteban talk about the nuance of speed in dog agility, and how to manipulate handler speed to get great runs on course. The difference between relative and absolute speed. How to vary your speed for maximum benefit on course. How teenage boys feel about facial hair. Episode 172: Watching Your

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The Bad Dog Agility Weekly for November 15, 2017 thumbnail

Welcome to the BDA Weekly! We're making preparations for a big Thanksgiving in Texas this year with everyone on both sides of the family flying and driving in for turkey, movies, football, and an absurd amount of pie. And dog agility, because our family can't wait to hear us talk about dog agility again... The

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The Bad Dog Agility Weekly for November 8, 2017 thumbnail

Welcome to the BDA Weekly! A cold front has moved into Texas, dropping the high for today to a chilling 62 degrees Fahrenheit. Let’s talk agility before it starts snowing... Christmas is here! I have not one, but TWO preset Sirius satellite radio channels in the dog agility minivan. I’m getting the tree up before

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The Breed Power 10 for 2017 – Through Q3 thumbnail

The Breed Power 10 is a group of the top 10 dogs in each breed at each height ranked by PowerScore. The Breed Power 10 recognizes the fastest dogs in our sport by using average yards per second, rather than double qualifying (QQ) runs or points. Learn more about the Breed Power 10 and the

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The Bad Dog Agility Power 60 for 2017 – Through Q3 thumbnail

The Power 60 is a group of the top 10 dogs in each of the 6 AKC Agility height classes (8″, 12″, 16″, 20″, 24″, and 26″) ranked by PowerScore. The Power 60 recognizes the fastest dogs in our sport by using average yards per second, rather than double qualifying (QQ) runs or points. Learn

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The Bad Dog Agility Preferred Power 60 for 2017 – Through Q3 thumbnail

The Preferred Power 60 is a group of the top 12 dogs in each of the 5 Preferred AKC Agility height classes (4", 8″, 12″, 16″, and 20″) ranked by PowerScore. The Power 60 recognizes the fastest dogs in our sport by using average yards per second, rather than double qualifying (QQ) runs or points.

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