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



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


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


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



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



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






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.

New MAL logo!

MAL Logo 2016



Backyard Agility Dogs is excited to show off our new Manitoba Agility League (MAL) logo! Special thanks to our friend Nicole Langdale for helping to “fun it up”!