Canine Good Neighbour Test

Backyard Agility Dogs

is hosting a

Canine Good Neighbour (CGN) Test


Monday March 27 from 6pm

at Quarry K9 Day Camp and Resort
Highway 67 and 7, Stonewall, MB

$30 per dog, including GST

The CGN Test is an evaluation that is designed to reward responsible dog owners and their well-behaved dogs (mixed breed and pure bred) with a title and certificate from the Canadian Kennel Club (CKC) Canine Good Neighbours can be counted on to present good manners at home, in public places and in the presence of other dogs

Open to all dogs: pure bred and mixed breed
Dogs must be at least 6 months of age.

The handler is required to bring the following equipment to the test:

  • Proof of vaccination certificate
  • Dog license
  • Test fee
  • A leash not less than 2 feet nor longer than 6 feet in length
    (Acceptable collars include a well-fitting slip, buckle or martingale collar, made of fabric, leather or chain. All other types of collars are unacceptable. No body harnesses permitted)
  • A grooming tool – either a brush or a comb-
  • A plastic bag for picking up after your dog

Please see full details of the Canine Good Neighbour Program and read the Participants Handbook at www.ckc.ca

For more information or to register for the CGN test contact:

laurie@backyardagilitydogs.ca

Closing date: Friday March 24, 6pm

BADogs 2017 Classes: Winter Session

BADogs is pleased to be offering a Winter Session of Training Classes, Monday evenings from February 6 through March 13, 2017.

Canine Good Neighbour (CGN) Prep Class – plus –

the CKC CGN Test (open to all dogs purebred and mixed breed)

Foundation Obedience

Foundation Rally Obedience

 

For more information and to register, click on Classes or email laurie@backyardagility.ca

MANITOBA AGILITY LEAGUE 2017 DATES

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MARK YOUR CALENDARS!  Here are our dates for MAL 2017

 

MAL #1:  Sunday, June 18       Judge:  Melanie Hart

MAL #2:  Sunday, July 16        Judges:  Laurie Keith & Pierre Lalonde

MAL #3:  Sunday, August 6    Judge:  Brigitte Hunter

BADogs 2017 AAC TRIAL SCHEDULE

Backyard Agility Dogs is pleased to share our trial dates for next year:

Tues, June 13/17:      Masters Mini.            Judge: Melanie Hart
June 24-25/17:          2 Day Trial.                 Judge: Christine Mandy (ON)
Wed July 12/17:        Starters/Adv Mini.    Judge: Carla Mortensen
Thurs Aug 3/17:        Masters Mini.            Judge: Laurie Keith
Aug 19-20/17:           2 Day Trial.                 Judge: Rob Struthers (BC)
Sat Sept 23/17:         Games Mini.              Judge: Craig Peters

Manitoba AAC Nationals Fund

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On behalf of all the participants of the Manitoba Agility League for 2016, Backyard Agility Dogs is pleased to make a donation of $50.00 (fifty dollars) to the Manitoba AAC Nationals Fund.  Thank you to everyone who played this year!

The envelope please….

Screen Shot 2016-09-06 at 6.00.14 PMHere are the results of MAL 2016:
6th: Barker Buddies
5th: Dogs Gone B.A.D.
4th: High Voltage
3rd: New Dogs on the Block
2nd: Fast & Furriest 5
1st: The Skittles!

Congratulations everyone for a great season and taking the time to play with your dogs!

MAL 2016

FullSizeRenderThank 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!

Thanks! from BADogs

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We can’t thank the Manitoba Agility community enough for supporting us!  August 20 & 21st, 2016 marked Backyard Agility Dogs first 2 day AAC Agility Trial.  We are so grateful to all our friends for volunteering and helping out!  We look forward to many years of playing together on our field!

Phoenix Award 2016

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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.

 

 

 

BADogs Mini Trials

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From general comments and feedback, BADogs Masters, Advanced & Starters AAC Mini Trials were well received!  Thank you everyone!  We will definitely be planning many more of these Mini Trials in the future!  Your support is appreciated.