The Agility Course

Dog agility is a sport where you direct your dog through a pre-set obstacle course within a certain time limit. Courses typically have between 14-20 obstacles, which can include tunnels, weave poles, tire jumps, seesaws, and pause tables where the dog must stop for a set amount of time.  Agility is a sport that appeals to all dog lovers – from junior handlers to senior citizens.  Agility is designed to demonstrate a dog’s ability and drive to work with it’s handler in a variety of situations. The dogs and handlers will demonstrate agility basics such as jumping over agility jumps and jumping through tires, negotiating a teeter, and driving through weave poles.

Phoenix Area Disc Dogs will be performing
demonstrations on the agility course
at the Phoenix Pet Expo

Jumping Chollas will be providing
an Agility Course
at the Phoenix Pet Expo

Agility & Disc Dog Demo Course

Saturday

11:00 AM: Phoenix Area Disc Dogs Demo
11:30 AM: Disc Dog Tryouts: Your Turn!
12:30 PM: Jumping Chollas Agility Demo
1:00 PM: Jumping Chollas Public Confidence Course
2:00 PM: Phoenix Area Disc Dogs Demo
2:30 PM: Disc Dog Tryouts: Your Turn!
3:30 PM: Jumping Chollas Agility Demo
4:00 PM: Jumping Chollas Public Confidence Course

Sunday

11:30 AM: Phoenix Area Disc Dogs Demo
12:00 PM: Disc Dog Tryouts: Your Turn!
12:45 PM: Jumping Chollas Agility Club Demo
1:15 PM: Jumping Chollas Public Confidence Course
2:00 PM: Phoenix Area Disc Dogs Demo
2:30 PM: Disc Dog Tryouts: Your Turn!
3:00 PM: Jumping Chollas Agility Club Demo
3:30 PM: Jumping Chollas Public Confidence Course

Phoenix Area Disc Dogs
You’ve seen them on TV and at the park: an excited dog races out, makes a spectacular leap and catches a flying disc mid-air; then he runs right back to the disc thrower for another round of the action-packed game. That’s Disc Dog. Are you ready to see some incredible dogs show us all they’ve got?! After the demo, stick around and find out how you and your pooch can also get involved in the popular sport of Disc Dog – anyone (and any dog) can play!

Jumping Chollas Agility
Students from Jumping Chollas from beginners class to advanced class will be showing off their skills on a small agility course. Agility is, at its core, a dance with dog and handler where you and your dog move at a run while the dog performs obstacles and the handler guides the dog using various handling skills. You will get to see how the dogs are taught some of the obstacle and handling skills. They will also have some advanced dogs who will show you what this sport looks like in its more advanced classes. Then they will give some of the spectators a chance to try their dogs on some of the obstacles under the supervision of our students.