Agility was first introduced to the UK at Crufts 1978 and the structure of the competition has not changed very much over the years. It's a comparatively new form of dog competition, where the animal's fitness and the handler's ability to train and direct the dog over and through certain obstacles are tested.

It is fast, furious and a great favourite with competitors and spectators alike. Your dog does not have to be a pedigree dog to take part, but it must be registered with the Kennel Club on either the Breed Register or the Activity Register.

If you decide that Agility is a suitable activity for you and your dog, your next step is to receive some expert training.  Whatever competition you choose, your dog will be a happier pet for being trained.

NEW - Agility News - New Regulations Approved

The Kennel Club is pleased to announce the eagerly awaited agility regulation changes, which will see significant changes to grade progression and jump heights over the next few years, in response to the findings of consultations with the agility community over the last three years.

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