Entries by Agnes Campan

Orthopeadic conditions in agility dogs

The talk from Scott Rigg about the most common orthopeadic conditions found in the agility dog finally took place on Friday 25/09 at Aberdeen Veterinary Referrals in front of a full house: it was apparently the highest attendance the clinic ever had for a talk and it was definitly a very motivated crowd. On behalf […]

Sheep Herding with Derek Scrimgeour

Well that’s is, the annual 4-day sheep herding clinic at CANINE Pawsibilities with Derek Scrimgeour is officially over and was as fun and instructive as usual! When we started this clinic with Derek 6 year ago, we struggled to find 6 dogs and handler pairs to participate, this year there was 14 lucky border collies! […]

The walk I never want to forget

After 3 major operations, after being around 10 times under anesthesia (I stopped counting after a while) and endless hours…weeks…months… of cage rest, Mehwi has finally been allowed his first walk on Tuesday 7th of July. A day I don’t think I will ever forget! Mehwi was diagnosed with severe hip dysplasia at 14 months and had had both […]

Forward Focus, The Doodle Way

When we teach agility to our dog we need our four legged partner to develop a good balance between handler focus and forward focus. One way to achieve the forward focus is the usage of toy or food. But catching the toy is not as easy as you may think! Watch Doodle in action in a […]

Happy Handlers Equal Happy Dogs

The recipe for success? A little bit of Scottish sunshine, a group of enthusiastic handlers and some lucky dogs! Well done to the 20 participants of Canine Pawsibilities first agility camp!  There was definitely some happy handlers making some very happy dogs over the two days! The final bonus are the beautiful photos taken by Iain on the Sunday in-between his own […]

Manouk in Bridge Vets news

I thought you may be interested by this very nice article from Scott Rigg, Manouk’s orthopedist surgeon from Bridge Vets, who managed the rehabilitation program of Manouk prior to Crufts: Click here to read Scott’s article – Manouk in the news. For those of you who were not aware, in Octobre, Manouk fell from height […]

Crufts, here we go!

After battling with an injury for the past 5 months, today is a special day. We have been given the go ahead from Manouk’s orthopaedist, Scott Rigg from Bridge Vets in Aberdeen, to compete in the agility championship at Crufts on Sunday! This has been a long but interesting journey and I have learnt a lot, […]