The General Committee has recently approved the following
amendment to the agility regulations highlighted below, which will
come into effect on 1st January 2016:
Amendment to Regulation H(1)(A)3.b.
The following amendment is to be made which will allow for the
height of the dog walk to be reduced in special classes aimed at
older and/or inexperienced dogs.
Where special classes are classified for older and/or
inexperienced dogs, the height of the
hurdles, the A-ramp, and the dog
walk, and the length of the long jump, may be reduced
below the dimensions specified in these regulations, in which case
such dimensions must be included in the class definition in the
The General Committee has also recently approved the following
amendment to the regulations which will come into effect
Insertion of new Regulation H11.i
A dog must not compete in the same class more than once,
including special classes.
Further details regarding the listed amendments and regulations
can be found in the agility section of the Kennel Club website: www.thekennelclub.org.uk/activities/agility/.
If you have any queries or concerns regarding the changes,
please contact the Working Dog Activities Team via firstname.lastname@example.org
or by calling 020 7518 1013.