Dog Agility Photos
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Posted: 7/31/2013 6:25:04 PM
I went to a dog agility trial last weekend. It was the first one I've been to since I upgraded to my new 60D. I used my 85mm lens for all of these.

These are my friend's dogs ... can't take pictures of my own since I'm in the ring with them LOL


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Posted: 7/31/2013 7:02:47 PM

Love them! What kind of dog do you work with yourself?

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Posted: 7/31/2013 7:31:40 PM
Great shots! This looks like sooo much fun.

My favourite is the Shih Tzu!

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Posted: 7/31/2013 8:32:26 PM
So cute! My friend runs 2 of her goldens in agility and the fences are way higher! Its so much fun to watch!
Great shots!

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Posted: 7/31/2013 8:46:36 PM
CUTE! That might be more fun then shooting sports.


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Posted: 7/31/2013 9:06:03 PM
very fun!

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Posted: 7/31/2013 10:41:13 PM
They are focused on their mission aren't they? Too cute! I don't think I've ever seen the little dogs do agility.

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Posted: 8/1/2013 8:38:07 AM
Thanks everyone! I had fun. Most of my friends run small dogs.

I currently run Shih Tzu - that's the breed I own. I used to also run a Golden Retriever for a friend of mine. The dog in my avatar photo is one that I run ... and he's over 13 years old now. He still loves it!

The small dogs run the same courses as the large dogs - the jump height is determined by the dog's height at the shoulder. Jump heights are in increments of four inches, starting with eight inches for the regular classes.

The Shih Tzu pictured is one of the top five Shih Tzu in agility in the country. She also won "High in Trial" at the Shih Tzu national specialty back in May.


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Posted: 8/1/2013 8:52:11 AM
I have a Shih Tzu that would love to do this- he makes my house his own agility course right now! The determined little bugger jumps high enough that his head clears the washing machine in his attempts to eat the cat (she resides on the washing machine in the laundry basket where it is 'safe' from him!) He's our 5th one, and views jumping, running and giving chase his sacred duties of the house Do you have any tips for finding a place/getting started with him? It would be terrific if he could go someplace and work off all his energy in the winter, when he spends all of his walks snapping at the runners out of spite!


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Posted: 8/1/2013 1:05:10 PM
Great photos! I had wanted to put my dog through agility classes, but I never had the time.


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Posted: 8/1/2013 4:47:10 PM
What a fun thing to shoot. I wanted to get Stella into something like that but there isn't one close enough to us. Those little doggies are so adorable.


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Posted: 8/7/2013 9:23:57 PM
Love them! I always take my camera when I go to the agility trials but I think I try to do too much.
I'm training my kerry girl but it's going to be a LONG time before my airhead is ready to run

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