Bad Dog Agility Podcast

This is an excerpt from episode 12, taped in August of 2012.  The relevance to the recent removal of the chute is striking.

Direct download: BDAPodcast12Excerpt.mp3
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In this episode (31:03)

In this podcast, Sarah and Esteban talk about the unprecedented rapid discontinuation of the collapsed tunnel (also known as the chute) across several organizations both in the United States and abroad.

You Will Learn

  • Why the chute was discontinued
  • Which dog agility organizations have suspended use of the chute and who did it first
  • Why Joan Meyer created the video that everyone is talking about
  • the impact social media had on this issue
  • potential future fallout from this event


Direct download: BDAPodcast142.mp3
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In this episode (18:50)

In this podcast, we chat with Liz Armstrong about theNew Beginnings Agility Trial which will be held September 16-18, 2016 in Rancho Murieta, California. Sarah and Liz talk about how this trial makes the first-time novice competitor comfortable and excited about their future in the sport of dog agility.

You’ll Learn

  • How Liz went from a newcomer to an experienced competitor that is helping to organize this trial.
  • Why it’s important that novice handlers have a good experience at their first trial.
  • How organizers plan to help novice handlers at this event.
  • How the trial appeals to experienced competitors with a Sweepstakes Premier biathlon.
  • Who the judges for this AKC trial will be and why they were asked to judge.


Direct download: BDAPodcast141.mp3
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In this episode (16:38)

In this podcast, we talk about the pressures of raising the perfect agility dog, inspired by the comedy movie Bad Moms.


Direct download: BDAPodcast140.mp3
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