10 Tips for Dog Agility Training

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As soon as a pup starts exploring his or her world, preparation for agility can begin. Tiny bones and muscles will still be strengthening so never let your puppy attempt high jumps or climb on standard agility equipment. Instead have your developing athlete get use to walking on different types of surfaces – rugs, sidewalks, wood planking. As the puppy gets a little older and stronger, have him or her "jump" over a bar lying on the ground. A standard agility A-fame can be position to form a very shallow angle, which is safer for a developing puppy.

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