The Team Event runs like a Pentathlon; two agility runs, two jumping runs, finished by a speed-stakes team relay. Each country selects from its pool of handlers and dogs to run 3 dogs of different heights in each of the first four runs, before selecting one dog of each height to run in the relay. But these decisions are made on the mornings of the competition having less than 15 minutes to analyse the course maps and make the best selections.
Whether it’s simply too hot or cold outside for a full walk, or your dog is recovering from an illness it’s important to keep those wonderful agile brains active and healthy. Dog brain games are a great way to occupy your dog, give them a challenge, have a good bonding moment and keep them mentally healthy. When you play brain games keep it to short little stints for maximum enjoyment, if you play for too long your dog will lose interest quickly.
Firstly I would like to thank Nutriment for giving me a forum to write this brief introduction to me and my dogs, but also for being the best food sponsors out there! My name is Ashleigh Butler and I am going to be competing with two dogs, Sullivan a 6 year old crossbreed, and Eliza, a 5 year old Bearded collie at the World Agility Open for Team England.
Switching to the raw diet for many raises quite a few questions. To make it go smoothly we are addressing some of these below for you. Switching to raw doesn’t need to be difficult at all but how you go about it can make a big difference. We suggest you make a straight switch to