BADogs is pleased to announce our 2018 AAC trial dates schedule.

June 9 & 10, 2018:  A 2 day, all levels AAC trial.  Judge:  Patti Wilson

June 28, 2018:  Thursday eve Masters Mini #1.  Judge:  Melanie Hart

July 11, 2018:  Wednesday eve Starters/Advanced Mini trial.  Judge:  Brigitte Hunter

August 3, 2018:   Friday evening Masters Mini #2 trial.  Judge:  Pierre Lalonde

September 22, 2018:  Saturday afternoon AAC Games Mini trial.  Judge:  Craig Peters


Backyard Agility Dogs is pleased to announce dates for MAL 2018.  Mark your calendars!


MAL #1:  Sunday June 24, 2018

MAL #2:  Sunday July 29, 2018

MAL #3:  Sunday September 2, 2018


More details regarding registration will be available in Spring 2018. We’re looking forward to our 9th season of the League with more fun and games!



2017 Phoenix Award


Congratulations to Carol Taylor & JETT–recipients of the 2017 Phoenix Award at the Backyard Agility Dogs August 19 & 20th AAC Trial. And thank you to all the wonderful shelties and their handlers who participated in this annual event!



“Phoenix” (CH. OTCH Alfenloch Rio Lane Phoenix) was the first recipient of the Canadian National Agility Trial Champion title, awarded on August 26, 1990 in Manotick Ontario.   Phoenix was owned and handled by Pierre Lalonde.
In loving memory and recognition of Phoenix, The Phoenix Award will be awarded annually to the Highest Scoring Shetland Sheepdog entered in a Backyard Agility Dog AAC Trial. This distinction was first presented in Cornwall, Ontario in 1997.

The envelope please….

Congratulations to everyone who participated in MAL 2017. Here are the results:


8th place: K-Town Paws
7th Place: Pole Dancers
6th Place: Flying Turtles
5th Place: Dog Daze of Summer
4th Place: Keep Calm/Go Crazy
3rd Place: Paw Wars
2nd Place: The Crate Escape
1st Place: Tails from the Barkside
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