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Agility Athletes Qualify For Olympia Agility Stakes In Association With Joint Aid For Dogs Finals

This year's finalists of the prestigious Kennel Club Olympia Agility Stakes finals have been announced.

The country's most talented agility dogs and handlers have been competing in qualifying heats at agility shows across the country in an attempt to gain a place in the finals that take place from 18-22 December 2013, as part of the London International Horse Show.

The Kennel Club Olympia Agility Stakes are held in association with GWF Nutrition's Joint Aid for Dogs and will see dogs and their owners compete in five finals, in the small, medium, large, novice and ABC (Anything But Collies) categories.  There will also be two semi-finals, for the novice and large dogs categories, which will see 36 dogs in each category whittled down to ten who will go on to compete in the grand final. For medium, small and ABC dogs, ten dogs for each category have already qualified for the Olympia final.

Caroline Kisko, Kennel Club Secretary said: "Olympia is one of the most important showcase events for agility in the UK. The atmosphere is always fantastic with it being so close to Christmas and the competitors look forward to competing here every year. We would like to congratulate all of the finalists and look forward to what is set to be another exciting year for the event."

Judging the 2013 Kennel Club Olympia Agility Stakes will be Bill Glover and the dates for the competitions will be:

The semi-finalists and finalists for this year's Kennel Club Olympia Agility Stakes can be found online at