Congratulations everyone for a great season and taking the time to play with your dogs!
Thank you to everyone who participated and helped make our 7th season of the Manitoba Agility League a great one! We are grateful to our judges, Melanie Hart and Brigitte Hunter. Agility in Manitoba (AIM) for the use of the e-timers. Canvasback Pet Supplies and Ruth Swardfager for their donations to the handler gift bags. Joan Morgan, photographer extraordinaire. My niece, Natasha of KustomKakesect for the delicious and creative dessert at our BBQ. Bev Benson, Nicole Langdale and the family and friends who volunteered their time. And most especially to all the handlers who played with their dogs in our field this summer!
Congratulations to Pat Burroughs and Jovi – this year’s recipients of the Phoenix Award at the Backyard Agility Dogs Aug 20 & 21st AAC Trial.
“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.
Backyard Agility Dogs is pleased to announce the very talented Joan Morgan will be taking pictures of your dogs at BADogs events this summer. Joan has captured amazing canine action shots at our Manitoba Agility League, fun matches and local trials. We are excited she will be joining us again.
Check out her website at: www.joanspetphotography.com
Smoking is not permitted anywhere on BADogs property. If you wish to smoke, please do so inside your vehicle. Please do not leave cigarette butts behind; they are toxic to dogs. Your cooperation is appreciated.