Odie Says Agility Is a Great Way to Spend the Holiday!
Little Miss Odie AX MXJ is a 10-year-old terrier mix who is still going strong competing in the most advanced level of AKC Agility - an exciting obstacle course for dogs. This weekend, she is showing her patriotic pride by running the course in her red, white and blue! Odie shares life and agility fun with her owner Lorraine Donner of Spring Valley, CA. Odie competes in AKC Agility through the AKC Canine Partners program for all dogs, including mixed-breeds and rescues; look here
Many clubs around the country will be hosting AKC Agility trials over the holiday weekend. Why don't you check one out and watch how much fun the dogs have with their owners?
It is easy to find AKC events in your community via the AKC event search engine - http://www.akc.org/events/search/
Choose the tab labeled Event Search
Choose the type of competition you want to see from Competition Type drop-down menu
Choose the time frame you want to search from Time Range drop-down
Click on the state or states that you want to find events in
Click Search button at the bottom
List of events will appear. Click on each individual box to get more information and to get contact name and contact information
If you want to find AKC clubs that offer agility training classes in your area, go to http://www.akc.org/events/obedience/training_clubs/
Just click on your state and a list of AKC training clubs, with contact information, will appear.