Group Agility

Do you want to try something different, fun and enjoyable with your dog? The dog agility might just be what you’re looking for!

Dog agility is a fun, fast-moving sport in which the handler must direct their dog through and over a series of obstacles. This is a specialist course that holds six dogs with their owners, giving everyone plenty of one-to-one time and the flexibility for you and your dog to work at your own pace.

What you will learn

The course begins by starting the dogs on low jumps and obstacles. The height or width of the obstacle is then slowly increased as training and skills progress.

  • How to navigate through the various tunnels.
  • The importance of the pause box.
  • Mastering the perfect weave.
  • Triumph over the A-frame and dog walk.

Dogs start their training on a lead with positive rewards that includes praise, treats and toys.
So if you and your dog(s) want to do something different, book onto our agility course and join in the fun!

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What others thought

Rusty – Agility Course

We have been involved with Specialist Dog Training for three years now, training or dog to be well behaved and socialised. I wanted our time together to be more rewarding for both of us. I enrolled us on 20-week agility class. We are just over halfway through and my relationship with my dog has gone from strength to strength. Rusty absolutely loves going around the course, he actively listens to me and looks to me for guidance. All of our walks are more fun, we do more off-lead activities and look for obstacles to jump over or run through. I thought I had signed up to a once a week activity but it has become everyday fun. Rusty would rather be at the park interacting with us than running around with the other dogs there. I cannot recommend this course enough. It has definitely helped strengthen our relationship.
Julie, Ray and Rusty

Billy – Agility Course

My dog Billy and I are currently attending weekly Practical Dog Agility classes at Specialist Dog Training in Sittingbourne in Kent.   I cannot recommend this course or our instructor, Jackie Murphy, highly enough.  Jackie is a highly experienced, enthusiastic and engaging teacher who ensures that training is a relaxed and fun experience for both the dogs and handlers.  Agility is a real team game where the dog and its owner are communicating with each other all the time, it has enhanced our bond and is just fantastic fun.  All the class members encourage each other and all of the dogs and handlers have improved tremendously.  This is a great safe environment for dogs and owners to learn new skills.  We are now looking forward to the next course.

Bertie – Agility Course

This is our first agility course with Jackie at Specialist Dog Training and we have not only enjoyed each class, but Bertie has excelled in the field of dog agility.  In fact, it has helped with his overall training and behaviour.  Bertie and I would highly recommend Jackie's agility course.
We will be signing up again!
Carol and Bertie

Louie and Maisie – Agility

"We are the proud owners of two very lively Parson Russell Terriers called Louie and Maisie, aged 5 & 4 respectively, and when the opportunity to enrol them on Jackie's dog agility course came along we jumped at the chance and it has not disappointed. The course is well structured, with all the apparatus you could wish for a variety of well thought out obstacles that challenge both us and our dogs, who have gone from being complete novices to dogs who are engaged and listening to us as we go around the course. We are currently halfway through a twenty-week training course attending Jackie's facility at her home field for an hour every week and we very much look forward to our training sessions with our new friends both canine and human. If you are a dog owner looking for a fun and stimulating challenge for both you and your dog, we can thoroughly recommend Jackie's dog agility course."

Essential information

  1. Dog(s) should be 12 months and over to book onto this agility course. However, if your dog is under 12 months, please contact us 07939 755872 for advice before booking.
  2. Please do not arrive before the time stated on your receipted booking form. Please meet in the car park area, Jackie will then come to meet and greet you.
  3. Owners will need their own dog(s) at this is a practical course and only the enrolled dog can attend the course.
  4. All dogs must wear a collar, be on a lead or harness/head collar and wear an identification tag. All dogs need to be fully vaccinated/wormed and flead.
  5. As this course is held outdoors, you are advised to dress to suit the weather conditions. You will need to bring sufficient dog treats for your dog. Also, please remember to be a responsible dog owner and clear up after your dog, so plenty of poop bags/plastic bags/etc.
  6. If your dog comes into contact with any infectious/contagious diseases or conditions before the course starts (such as kennel cough or mange), you need to have your dog checked by a vet before bringing them to the class.
  7. Dogs and owners use all the equipment at their own risk.
  8. Please see our full terms and conditions.

General Information

Jackie is a fully qualified animal behaviour trainer (with over 20 animal related qualifications within her sector), a registered accredited Animal Behaviourist (ABTC) and a registered Animal Training Instructor (ABTC) . Jackie has worked with problem behaviour and training cases since 2004 and runs her own training and behaviour business along with a Diploma in Teaching in Lifelong Learning Sector and holds a Qualified Teaching and Learning and Skills status. Jackie has also written articles for dog related magazines and animal related websites

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8 Week course

 

Course Length

8 Weeks

Course Dates

7th September -  26th October 2019 

Training Day and Time

Saturday: 1:00 - 2:00pm

Location

3 Sunnyhill Cottages
Munsgore Lane
Borden
Sittingbourne
ME9 8JT

Price

£100 - (Includes certificate for attendance, registration and a bag of Feelwell's treats.)

Number of people on course 

6 (Spaces are first come first served)

10 week Course

 

Course Length

10 Weeks

Course Dates

7th September - 9th November 2019

Training Day and Time

Saturday: 11:30 - 12:30pm

Location

3 Sunnyhill Cottages
Munsgore Lane
Borden
Sittingbourne
ME9 8JT

Price

£170 - (Includes certificate for attendance, registration and a bag of Feelwell's treats.)

Number of people on course 

6 (Spaces are first come first served)

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