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Does anyone's dogs compete or have trained your dog in Dock Dog, Flyball or Agility? I'm really interested in getting my dog into it. I think he would enjoy any one of these sports. He loves water, tennis balls, jumping around,is very obedient, and very easy to train.
 

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Thanks... U know what my only probably with my dog doing the dock dog is that he wont wanna get out of the water. I have to pick him up out of the tub to get him out. and pull him out of pools. lol. So i would have to jump in and get him out. lol
 

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LegendsMami said:
Thanks... U know what my only probably with my dog doing the dock dog is that he wont wanna get out of the water. I have to pick him up out of the tub to get him out. and pull him out of pools. lol. So i would have to jump in and get him out. lol
I hear ya, I have to use all sorts of ambush tactics and trickery to get my girls out of the pool!!
 

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Yep, you can see it sometimes on ESPN (DockDogs)
You get your dog to run and jump out as far as possible into a pool of water.
The measurements are done using a camera to measure where the muzzle reaches.
The vertical Leap is related to the dockdogs, but instead of jumping outward, they measure the highest leap straight up.
The object is to get your dog to jump and grab a bar that's hanging from different heights.
 

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Re: agility

ephemeral said:
i think about agility competition all the time.
i did not know that they had dock dog....that sounds like fun.
what do have out there for tennis ball retreval?? Cheeto loves the tennis ball
Flyball. The dogs race against another team. They run down jumping over 4 hurdles put their paws on a box that releases a tennis ball and they have to run back w/ the tennis ball.
http://www.flyballdogs.com/
http://www.flyball.org/
 
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