Is Agility Right for Your Dog?

By |2022-05-26T17:29:16-04:00February 26th, 2016|Agility Classes, Dog Training Classes|

K9 Korral's Mark Shambour was recently featured on moderndogmagazine.com! And the benefits of agility, agrees Mark Shambour, owner of K9 Korral Obedience Training Centre in Sarasota, Florida, are many. “The dogs just love it; most of them have what can only be described as huge grins on their faces the whole time they’re moving

The Sport of Dog Agility

By |2022-05-25T21:50:04-04:00November 18th, 2011|Agility Classes, Florida Dog Training|

Dog Agility is an international sport. Direct your dog through an obstacle course in a race against the clock to measure accuracy and completion. Neither the dog nor obstacles can be touched by the handler. Consequently the handler's controls are limited to voice, movement, and various body signals, requiring exceptional training of the animal and coordination of the handler.

The Different Competition Classes in Agility

By |2022-05-25T21:50:46-04:00November 14th, 2011|Agility Classes, K9 Private Lessons|

Courses are designed by their own judges. They can also select from previously designed courses by using the rules of whom ever the funding organization. The course is laid out within a large area, with necessary distances between obstacles. Each class decides which dogs are worthy adversaries of achieving titles and how each task must be performed, but they all posses multiple similarities.