Useful Agility and Dog Links

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Agility  Behaviour Shaping and Clicker Training  Health and Diet  Other Dog Sports / General

Dog Agility Links

Yunde Canine Enterprises present agility books and clickers available for purchase. Based out of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

An agility information centre. Clean Run Productions is the only publisher in the world dedicated exclusively to the sport of dog agility.

IFCS - World Dog SportsIFCS – World Dog Sports

Penang Dog Agility Association
A non- profit organization promoting the sport of dog agility in Malaysia. Located in Penang and registered with the registrar of societies in 2001.

Dogpatch – Agility
Mary Jo Sminkey’s site, excellent resource for dog agility, plus obedience, frisbee, herding, links, and lots more.

Katie Greer’s site on “Agility Training”. Tips, weave poles, mini dogs, and lots more.

AgilityNet – UK, All the news & views from the birthplace of agility

Flying Dog Press
Suzanne Clothier provides information on the canine athlete, aggression, puppy testing, agility, and human relationships.

Dogwood Agility
Bud Houston, with videos on some of his handling techniques.

Say Yes Dog Training
Susan Garrett’s excellent dog training web page.

Paws 4 Fun
Agility information as well as behaviour shaping.

CURIOGILITY’s at Guy Blancke’s website.
Just how serious does agility have to be?

Canine Fitness
Interesting article by Chris Zinc about fitness for dog agility.

Loads in Agility (use the links on the left of this page to see info)
It is clear that in the Agility the dog is exposed to a increased load (in comparison with a family dog) on structures of the body. But when is the dog exposed to an overload of the structures?

Agility Dog Club of Queensland
Structured agility classes, positive training methods. Proudly the inaugural ADAA affiliated club.

PADS Website
Pine Agility Dog Sports – Pine Rivers and Northern Suburbs, Brisbane, Qld. Classes in Agility as well as Basic Obedience.
Agility equipment for sale.

Suncoast Fundogs Agility Club
Fun agility club based at Caboolture, Queensland. Just north of Brisbane.

B.A.D. – Brisbane Agility Dog Club
Agility fun in Brisbane – training at Carina.

WAAG – Wild About Agility Gold Coast
Wild About Agility Gold Coast – Agility Dog Club Inc promote the sport of agility to all dog owners in the Gold Coast region, Qld, Australia.

TOADS – Townsville Outdoor Agility Dog Sports Inc
Caters for everyone in Townsville with an interest in dog sports with classes and competitions in Agility, Frisbee and Flyball.

Parramatta International Canine Sports Incorporated
Sydney, Australia (Agility and flyball)

Behaviour Shaping / Clicker Training

Say Yes Dog Training
Susan Garrett’s excellent dog training web page.

Clicker Solutions
Lots of articles, tips and advice here, also an emailing list dedicated to helping pet owners improve the relationship with their pets by teaching training & management techniques that are understandable & reinforcing.

Calming Signals Community
The wonderful world of dog language and the official website of Turid Rugaas, author of the bestselling book “On Talking Terms With Dogs”. Turid has devoted her life to the well-being of dogs by teaching dog owners and trainers to become better at understanding and training dogs.

Dont Shoot the Dog
Karen Pryor, a dolphin trainer who pioneered clicker training in the late 80’s, has one of the best sites.

Click and Treat
Gary Wilkes, another clicker pioneer who works with assistance dogs, has an excellent site

Delta Society Australia
Delta Society Australia’s mission is to promote and facilitate positive interaction between people and animals.

Association of Pet Dog Trainers Australia
Association of Pet Dog Trainers Australia. A forum for trainers & anyone involved with dogs to communicate & exchange ideas

K-9 Events
Australian Canine Current Events – a Positive Dogtrainers website. Lots of wonderful dog related links, discussion lists to join – extensive listing of resources for behaviour. Plenty of interesting bits of information.

Animal Trainer’s Introduction to Operant and Classical Conditioning
Great site – easy to understand explanations.

Behavior by Bailey
Bob and Marian Bailey (B.F.Skinner’s second graduate student in 1943) have trained over 140 different species of animal. They suggest to first practice signals, & practice more, without the animal.

Corally Burmaster’s site on clicker training, journals, links, questions answered by email

Alexandra Kurland
Clicker training is for all types of animal. Alexandra Kurland has specialised with lamas and horses

Health and Diet

Canine Fitness Centre (Brisbane)
Our aim is to aid every dog to reach peak fitness and thus enable them to avoid common injuries. Heated Pool and Aqua Treadmill.
Canine Fitness Centre

Green PetGreenpet, Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Naturopathy for pets. Alternative treatment for worms, skin problems, arthritis, allergies. Testimonials. On line consultations. Very interesting site, plenty of books to choose from as well.

“A unique range of veterinary formulated natural health foods and food supplements that provide the raw ingredients for perfect health, performance and long life for your pets”

Dr Bruce Syme “Vets All Natural”

Sasha’s Blend Sasha’s Blend is a new generation nutritional supplement for cats and dogs – it may help to:
• Maintain Joint Function
• Promote Mobility
• Enhance Health and Well being

Competiting at Your Peak The Unique Dog Handlers’ Training Program to Combat Ring Nerves. We are based in the USA.
We offer seminars, workshops, telegroups and classes, one-on-one training, and a free monthly online newsletter, PeakNews, to help competitive dog handlers, from all dog sports, stop ring nerves and enhance show performance. Many of our PeakNews subscribers are from Australia.

Pro Pac Superpremium Pet Food (available for purchase at the PADS club)
PRO PAC has you covered with a full-line of dog and cat food for all stages of your pet’s life. And PRO PAC’s complete line of treats are bound to please any pet appetite!.

For the Agility Dog, PRO PAC® High Performance is specially formulated for the high stress, active canine. It’s high nutritional content makes it an excellent formula for puppies and pregnant or nursing dogs as well. Highly conditioned working dogs often require up to 20% more protein and calories than normally active dogs. With 30% protein and 20% fat, PRO PAC® High Performance delivers extra protein and calories to assure excellent strength and muscle tone.

Visit the Pro Pac website

Other Sports / General

K-9 Events
Includes Canine Freestyle, Associations & Clubs, links, discussion lists to join

Brisbane Pet Motel – Boarding Kennels, Cattery and Pet Transport Services.
One of ADAA’s major sponsors. Brisbane Pet Motel is situated on 2.5 acres at Boondall in the northern suburbs of Brisbane. This is less than 20 minutes from the Brisbane airport, with easy access to and from the Gateway Motorway heading to the Sunshine Coast, Gold Coast and Toowoomba.

Canine Freestyle Moves Database

The Australian Flyball Association

Queensland Lure Coursing Association Inc

Canine Frisbee
Official website of the Australian Canine Disc Association (ACDA). See also BARK (Brisbane and Region K9 Disc Club)

Leash Free Dog Parks in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane
Directory maintained by Pets Playground.

Brisbane Dog Parks – The Dog Park Posse
Website for people using dog parks in the Brisbane area.

Pet Rescue
Not for profit website dedicated to rehoming shelter animals across Australia.

Holidaying with Dogs (Australia)
Companion website for the book ‘Holidaying with Dogs’ – includes listings added since last book release.

Black Dog Wear
Australian Dog Training Equipment. Products are designed for trainers wanting to use Positive Reward Training. Great looking, long lasting gear for dogs and humans.

World for Pets – the online RSPCA super store
Even if you can not Donate, Volunteer or adopt an animal from one of the many RSPCA shelters, you can still help us help the animals by spoiling the special animals (and people!) in your life with any of the high-quality products from our Springwood or Online Superstores.