In this episode (31:03)
In this podcast, Sarah and Esteban talk about the unprecedented rapid discontinuation of the collapsed tunnel (also known as the chute) across several organizations both in the United States and abroad.
You Will Learn
- Why the chute was discontinued
- Which dog agility organizations have suspended use of the chute and who did it first
- Why Joan Meyer created the video that everyone is talking about
- The impact social media had on this issue
- Potential future fallout from this event
- August 17th: UK International (UKI) announcement
- August 18th: UK Agility (UKA) announcement
- August 18th: Change.org petition
- August 26th: Joan Meyers YouTube video
- August 29th: American Kennel Club (AKC) announcement
- August 29th: United States Dog Agility Association (USDAA) announcement
- August 29th: IFCS announcement
- August 29th: Agility Association of Canada (AAC) announcement
- August 30th: UK Kennel Club (KC) announcement
- Our previous podcast from August of 2012: Episode 12: Interview with Greg and Laura Derrett. Here is an excerpt that is strikingly relevant to current events:
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