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Which Dog Nail Clippers Are Right For You?

Dog nail clippers can be a sore subject for both dogs and humans. So how do you choose the clippers best for you?

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Creating A Dog First Aid Kit

Having a dog first aid kit can be just as important as having first aid supplies for your human family members.

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Dog Scent Training And Nosework

Dog scent training lets you combine natural inclination with structured nosework to take it to the next level.

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A Dog Training Collar Can Be Helpful If Done Right

Provided dog training collars are used properly, they can be a very useful tool without being abusive.

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Private Dog Training May Do The Trick For You

Private dog training can be great for owners who feel their dog isn't progressing in standard training classes.

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Dog Camp: More Than Just A Boarding Opportunity

The term dog camp suggests a step up from a standard kennel but there is much more to the term than meets the eye.

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Dock Diving Makes A Big Splash With Dog Sports Fans

Dock diving, also known as dock jumping, is a sport that involves a dog jumping from the end of a dock into a body of water to retrieve a toy.

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Lure Coursing Offers Dogs The Thrill Of The Chase

Lure coursing is a competitive sport in which dogs chase a lure across a field, simulating a live course or hunt.

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Ready For Dog Agility Competition?

Dog agility competition can be an exciting experience and a great way to show off everything you have learned.

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Dog Agility Course Layouts

A dog agility course can take on many different shapes and patterns and no two courses are ever exactly the same.

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Pain Meds for Dogs Can Be Harmful

Using pain meds for dogs may not seem dangerous, but many of the common pain relievers can be harmful to dogs.

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The Humble Pause Table

The pause table is not the most glamorous piece of agility equipment, but it is a vital part of agility training.

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Dog Agility A-Frame

The dog agility A-frame is the biggest of the agility obstacles. It is one of a set of obstacles called contacts.

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Dog Agility Training Stories

Share your dog agility training stories and photos, and read all about the experiences of other dog agility fans.

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Dog Agility SeeSaw

A dog agility seesaw or teeter, is commonly used in competitions. It is one of the pieces known as a contact.

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Off Course Agility

My 2 year Aussie, Sadie, and I practice agility in more practical situations outside the training course.

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Beginner At Agility, But So Worth It!

My 7 year old American Cocker Spaniel and I just started agility this past year (along with Obedience and Showmanship). We'd never done it before so it

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Jump Cups

Jump cups are an essential part of any style of dog agility training bar jump, but one that is often overlooked.

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Getting A Dog Agility Training Kit

A dog agility training kit is an essential part of agility training and before buying you should do your homework.

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Cheap Dog Agility Equipment Is Available

Cheap dog agility equipment is something you might want to consider if you're thinking of trying agility training.

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Dog Agility Supplies To Help You Succeed

Dog agility supplies are a necessary part of the routine and preparation when it comes to agility competition.

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Canine Freestyle Takes Obedience Training To A New Level

Canine freestyle, also called musical freestyle, or freestyle dance takes obedience training to a new level of fun.

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Skijoring Is A Fast Growing Winter Dog Sport

Skijoring is a fast growing winter dog sport with a person on cross country skis being pulled by one to three dogs.

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Beginners Guide To Dog Agility

A beginners guide to dog agility is the perfect place to start your training to get the basic information you need.

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Treibball Is Becoming A Popular Dog Sport

Treibball is one of the newer dog sports developed within the last decade, but it is gaining quickly in popularity.

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Dog Frisbee Is A Dog Sport Everyone Can Enjoy

Dog frisbee is a popular dog sport, everyone can enjoy. All you need is a dog, a disc, and a large open space.

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Flyball Is An Exciting And Competitive Dog Sport

Flyball features teams of dogs in a relay race and is one of the most exciting and competitive of all dog sports.

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Arthritis in Dogs

Arthritis in dogs is a common, but often misunderstood, condition. Millions of pets have some form of arthritis.

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Elbow Dysplasia And What You Need To Know

Elbow Dysplasia can severely affect your dog's ability to do agility. What you need to know to protect your dog.

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Joining A Dog Agility Club

Joining a dog agility club is a great way to take your training to the next level and meet other dog agility fans.

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Building Dog Agility Equipment Yourself

Building dog agility equipment yourself may be the perfect solution as purchasing obstacles can be quite expensive.

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Canine Hip Dysplasia And Dog Agility Training

Canine hip dysplasia can affect a dog’s ability to walk or run properly, so it can be an issue in agility training.

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Exercise Induced Collapse Vs. Exercise Induced Hyperthermia

Exercise Induced Collapse (EIC) is a condition that can be common among dogs that participate in agility training.

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Used Dog Agility Equipment

Where to find used dog agility equipment? You can get deals on used equipment but there are things to look out for.

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Agility Dog Training

Agility dog training is all about building a bond between dog and owner, developing communication, and having fun.

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Agility Training For Dogs Offers Many Benefits

Agility training for dogs is a great form of exercise and a great way to build communication between dog and owner.

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Dog Agility Video Provides Many Ways To Learn

A dog agility video can be very useful for handlers. Watch your own, instructional, as well as competition videos.

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The World of Agility Trials

There are agility trials all over the country at all levels you can join for dog agility competition and fun.

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The Positive Dog Training Method

Positive dog training is a much misunderstood concept. So what exactly does the positive approach entail?

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Agility Classes

Agility classes can be the perfect way for both you and your dog to get the hang of working a dog agility course.

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Dog Agility Equipment Plans

Dog Agility Equipment Plans are available online, in agility training books, and in how-to videos.

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Tire Jump Great Physical And Mental Exercise

The tire jump is one of the most recognizable pieces of dog agility equipment but you need to keep your dog safe.

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Dog Agility Tunnel of Fun

A dog agility tunnel is one of the more challenging and fun obstacles that you will find on any course.

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Training With Indoor Dog Agility Equipment

Indoor Dog Agility Equipment can include the same pieces, only fewer of them, or using household items creatively.

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Dog Agility Set DIY

An inexpensive dog agility set made of items you already have around the house can get you started with dog agility training.

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Dog Agility Jumps

Dog agility jumps are a fan favorite obstacle used in agility training and competition, but how do you get started?

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Dog Agility Starter Kit

A dog agility starter kit is a great way to introduce you and your dog to the exciting world of agility training.

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Weave Poles: ZigZag Your Way To Fun

Weave poles are one of the most popular obstacles and are one of the more challenging parts of agility training.

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Other Dog Sports and Agility

Dog Sports and Agility go hand in hand. Skills that you get with training can be improved with different sports.

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