Statistical Analysis

The Breed Power 10 for 2015

The Breed Power 10 for 2015 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 2015 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 2015 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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A Look at Qualification Rate by Height thumbnail

In a previous post, we looked at the differences in speed across the American Kennel Club jump heights. In this post, we look at differences in qualifying rate between heights". The table and charts below are based on all Regular Masters runs from 1/1/2014 to 1/1/2015. The histogram charts below show the distribution of qualifying

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How to Make the Finals at AKC Nationals thumbnail

In our 2015 AKC National Agility Championship Preview podcast, we emphasized that you do not have to be at the top of the rankings to have a legitimate chance of making the Finals. Finishing with three clean runs is critical, as the vast majority of finalists will have accomplished this--emphasizing consistency over absolute speed. The

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Episode 92: 2015 AKC National Agility Championship Preview thumbnail

The Bad Dog Agility PowerScore ranking for the AKC National Agility Championship is back! We crunched the numbers for every single dog entered in the upcoming AKC National Agility Championship. Data comes from the qualifying period for this event (12/1/2013 - 11/30/2014). We discuss the top dogs, the statistical trends from last year to this

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Episode 86: A Look at Rankings in Dog Agility thumbnail

We discuss our thoughts on ranking systems including the AKC Invitational rankings and our own Power 60 and Breed Power 10. The Bad Dog Agility Power 60 for 2014 The Breed Power 10 for 2014 Holistic Select We’ve been feeding Holistic Select's Lamb Meal recipe to all our dogs for 14 years and we are

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The Breed Power 10 for 2014

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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Interactive Maps For All AKC Agility Trials in 2014 thumbnail

Our previous post "Geographic Distribution of AKC Shows in the U.S. for 2014" showed the geographic distribution of AKC agility trials by state. The two interactive maps below give you a more useful look at these trials. Map #1: Here the actual geographic locations of the trials offered are mapped. This map is interactive, so

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