Eighteen months old is the minimum age for competing in agility. However,you can start agility training at just under a year old,starting with jumps at a low height.
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When should I start agility training my puppy?
My answer is 渋f your puppy is under the age of one he most likely can start PRE -agility training right now, but training that includes, repetitive behaviors, jumping and contact equipment needs to wait until the puppy is older.?Starting a puppy too young can permanently damage its joints.
Can a 12 month old puppy do agility?
No puppy under 12 months old should do intense sports. In general, dogs can start agility training between 1 or 2 years of age. Too young puppies could hurt or injure themselves during agility courses. Before starting this activity, you should visit your vet.
What is agility training and why is it important?
According to Leigh, 淎gility is really just a series of tricks. So, introducing trick training to puppies is a great way to start building an agility foundation, plus it develops confidence and is fun for the puppy and the owner.?/div>It All Tricks Training: Preparing Your Puppy for Dog Agility
What age should I start pre-agility training?
With that in mind we will get started. Most puppies can start pre-agility training at 4 months of age, providing the instructor has knowledge of the proper exercises, equipment height and lesson durations.