"He's not a dog, he is a way of life."
- comment about an active Labrador Retriever at an Agility
Dogs love to have a job to do, especially young dogs. It may be as
simple as accompanying you on a walk or more challenging like spending the day
hunting in the field.
dog is busy working, then he is not getting in trouble. If you look at the breed
history of your dog, chances are there was a job your dog performed. Even though
you may not need to ask your dog to do his job out of necessity, you can still
ask him to do it for fun. There are people who get together to do lure coursing
with their sight hounds, herding with their herding dogs and denning with their
Do have a dog sport or club we can add to this list? E-mail Alberta Dogs with
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