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2019 AKC World Team Tryouts Archive thumbnail

The American Kennel Club held its World Team Tryouts on May 5th and 6th to select the teams that will represent the USA at the Agility World Championships September 19-22,2019 in Turku, Finland. Courses Results Round 1 Small Round 1 Medium Round 1 Large Round 2 Small Round 2 Medium Round 2 Large Round 1-2

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Watch Jennifer Crank Win All Four Rounds at the AKC World Team Tryouts thumbnail

The American Kennel Club held its World Team Tryouts on May 5th and 6th to select the teams that will represent the USA in September at the Agility World Championships. Tryouts consisted of 4 rounds, two standard and two jumpers. There were 88 dogs entered in the tryouts event over three height classes and three

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Episode 220: AKC Agility Premier Cup Wrap-up thumbnail

In this episode (36:12) In this episode, Jennifer Crank shares her experience as the 16″ winner at the inaugural AKC Agility Premier Cup by EEM. You Will Learn How the event was run. Who won the $10,000 prize pool. What was in the VIP area for competitors. Mentioned/Related Episode 215: The 2019 AKC Agility Premier

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3 Exercises for Your Puppy/New Dog thumbnail

We have 2 new puppies in the house: a 15 week-old poodle and a 9 week-old golden retriever. Here’s a training session with the golden retriever from this morning where we quickly moved from one exercise to the next. The puppy showed great engagement and focus from start to finish. Two Person Recalls. Call the

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Episode 219: Eight Ways You Can Improve Your Agility Attitude thumbnail

In this episode (43:55) In this episode, Sarah, Esteban and Jennifer share how they are using 8 tips to improve their attitudes in agility! You Will Learn Which specific actions to take when you’re having a bad day. Why you should surround yourself with positive people. The value of complimenting a stranger. Why it’s important

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Episode 218: Great Expectations for Your Puppy thumbnail

In this episode (40:08) In this episode, reigning AKC 20″ National Agility Champion Sarah Baker joins the podcast to talk about puppies! You Will Learn 3 tips for working with puppies How to set your own expectations for your puppy Why your dog may not actually be a reflection of your training Mentioned/Related Sarah Baker’s

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Episode 217: Interview with Crufts Winner Dan Shaw thumbnail

In this episode (29:08) In this episode, 2019 Crufts Championship Winner and British Open Winner Dan Shaw joins the podcast. You Will Learn How Dan got his start in agility. How Geek got his name. Why Dan values calm and thoughtful over frantic. How Dan gets an amazing teeter performance. Whether or not Dan’s next

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Episode 216: The 2019 AKC National Agility Championship Wrap-Up thumbnail

In this episode (1:12:03) In this episode, the 2019 AKC 20″ National Agility Champion Sarah Baker teams up with Jennifer and Esteban to bring you the wrap up for nationals! Special Note: In pulling the results from past years and identifying handlers with 3 or more NAC wins, I missed the fact that Andrea Samuals’s

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Episode 215: The 2019 AKC Agility Premier Cup Presented by EEM thumbnail

In this episode (22:33) In this episode, AKC Director of Agility Carrie DeYoung stops by to talk about the AKC’s newest marquee event–the AKC Agility Premier Cup Presented by EEM.You Will Learn Why this event is happening. Who was invited to compete and why. How the event will be structured and run. How the $10,000

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