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Get Started in Dog Agility at Home. Front Cross. Guide 1 What: A front cross is a handling move where you get ahead of your dog and turn plus and change your driving arm so that the dog change which side they are to you.This gives us the ability to move in a clockwise and anticlockwise direction on an agility course.In this exercise, we release the dog with one driving hand and then turn to direct onto a reward with another. Why: We can practice the handling moving using toys instead of jumps. This practice teaches the dog to follow the drive...

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Get Started in Dog Agility at Home. Guide 1: "Go round". Going around a single jump wing or pole following a lure What: A ‘go round’ is where the dog goes around to the back of a jump and takes off the opposite side than they were previously travelling.  In this exercise, we will use food, or a toy balled up in your hand to lure the dogs around a single jump wing or post to teach them to turn right around obstacles.    Why:  The lure helps the dog practice the move until it becomes well practised so that we...

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A step by step guide on how to practice dog agility at home: fan work, four jumps arranged in a circle.

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