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post #42 of (permalink) Old 03-14-2016, 03:31 PM
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Originally Posted by wolfy dog View Post
I have pulled her out of agility at that age last year. She was way not ready and (therefore I didn't want it to become a negative experience); going off course, inspecting other dogs and the bags they brought with them, uncoordinated on the dog walk and falling off etc. Now, it is a year later and I feel she is getting more ready for it.
Same boat for me. Smartest "dog training" move I ever made. My dog needed time to grow and mature mentally before the stress of agility. Probably the hardest dog training move I ever made as well, especially coming off of a forced retirement from my senior dog needing to stop agility cold turkey due to medical issues.

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