Slideshow: 2011 Ag Show Dog Agility Contest

April 17, 2011

[Updated] During the last day of the 2011 Annual Exhibition, the Main Ring was taken over by dogs, their owners and an obstacle course, when the Dog Agility contest took place at noon. Dog agility is a dog sport where the handler directs a dog through an obstacle course in a race for both time and accuracy. Speaking with enthusiasts, they explained that it requires exceptional training and coordination of both dog and handler, and takes a fair amount of time to master. All photos below by Alex Masters of

Update: The Dog Training Club of Bermuda raised a total of $2,375 for their charities. The winning team is Dina and Rachel Hutchings [brown and white terrier] who represented Agape House. Agape house will receive $1000.
Second was Gemma [black lab in weaves] and Sharon Vesey who represented SPCA. SPCA will receive $500. Third was Paddy [long haired dog in weaves] and Maureen Burke who represented Open Airways. Open Airways will receive $300. The remainder of the money will be divided amongst 4th, 5th and 6th places.

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  1. cdr david aldrich says:

    It was a really fun event and I was there!