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How To Choose The Best Quality Dog Agility Kit

Updated on July 31, 2010

Benefits of Dog Agility Kits

Dog Agility Courses are a blast for the dog and the owner.  Training a dog for these competition can unlock a new potential in your dog you never knew existed.  After training my dog for agility competition in 3 months I was ready.  My dog loves the challenge and I love it because it burns some unwanted energy.  Burning energy in your dog can help curve unwanted behaviors.  My dog was a chewer of everything and always barking and pacing.  After running the course for a little while he has calmed down tremendously and can now focus his energy toward something constructive.

This kit is perfect for anyone just wanting to try out dog agility this kit comes with all your equipment you need just at a lower quality that more expensive kits.  If you decide you love it and I know you will then you can upgrade. 

  • Agility starter kit provides interactive fun and exercise for the family dog
  • 32-inch-wide high jump adjusts to 34 inches high; 34-inch square pause box
  • 6 weave poles spaced 20 inches apart; tunnel measures 24 by 24 by 48 inches
  • Instructions, stopwatch, award ribbons, and start/finish line included
  • Designed for outdoor use; requires grassy area for setup and play
Provide interactive fun and exercise for the family dog with this agility starter kit. Agility training is a popular dog sport that can be learned relatively quickly. The kit comes complete with the supplies needed to perform the following agility tests: weave poles, high jump, open tunnel, and pause box. On command, the dog must accomplish the tests by racing against the clock or other dogs. The agility tests keep the dog's senses sharpened, body properly exercised, and brain occupied. In addition, it enhances the bond between dog and human. The Dog Agility Kit contains portable obstacle course which is fun and easy to use. It comes with weave poles, high jump, open tunnel, pause box, start/finish line, stop watch, award ribbons, set up and usage instructions , game rules and more.

Great Quality Dog Agility In a Bag

Dog Agility in a Bag Kit

This kit is a great dog agility kit with awesome quality this kit includes a free standing base for the equipment so that you can use it on any surfaces.  So you can use it indoors and outdoors.  Have a small dog or a large dog these obstacles are adjustable for large to smalle dog.  This kit is a great quality that is lightweight but built to last but easy enough to travel with.  The equipment can be stored in a easy carry bag.  Also this comes with set up instructions and basic training instructions. Heres more details on the kit The Agility in a Bag set is the perfect solution for everyone just starting off in the fun sport of dog agility. Practice at home, or take it on the road. Everything you need in one convenient carrying bag! Comes with 5 popular agility obstacles that can be used indoors or out. Made of furniture grade UV stabilized plastic. Weighs only 18 lbs. Includes: (1) WEAVE POLE SET: 6 pole set with free standing base. (2) HURDLE JUMP: The jump bar adjusts in height by sliding jump cups up and down on side bars. (3) TIRE JUMP: 22" diameter hoop slides up and down on side bars for adjusting for any size dog. (4) PAUSE BOX: Great training aid and substitute for the pause table. (5) TUNNEL Dacron canvas type 3' tunnel with 22" diameter. Use the tunnel by itself, or attach the chute. (6) CHUTE: Attachable 8' chute. Attaches with Velcro. (7) CARRYING BAG: Sturdy canvas bag with zipper closure and extra wide strap. (8) ALSO INCLUDES: Colored vinyl tape for decorating poles and easy assembly and training tips. (Colors may vary from what is pictured). Our most popular item!

Great Books For Teaching You Dog the Agility Course.

Great Dog Agility Books Reviewed.

The First Book on Dog Agility is a newly updated edition by canine agility enthusiasts. The author, a professional dog trainer, tells owners how to evaluate a dogs physical fitness and readiness for agility training, and then goes on and covers everything you can think of about dog agility. She discusses all relevant agility-training topics, including diet recommendations, the correct use of collars and other positive reinforcement tools, basic commands, and training methods for specific competitive events. Filled with instructive color photos.I love this book because it breaks a lot of the simple aspects down so you can understand a lot better before starting.

Second Book described by amazon.com Digging holes in the backyard, chewing a hole in your favorite sock, running laps in the kitchen---dogs are always on the move. Why not channel some of that indefatigable energy into a hobby that can be fun for both you and your furry friend? Training your dog (and yourself) for agility competitions will create a fun working relationship that both of you can enjoy. Find everything you need to know in this fun guide that includes information on pre-agility training, detailed advice on correction-free training, and step-by-step agility training techniques. Also learn how to make your own agility obstacles, use a clicker as a motivational tool, and officially enter agility trials.  Participating in agility competitions can build a strong, enduring bond between you and your dog. Read The Beginner's Guide to Dog Agility to learn the ins and outs of this exciting hobby.

D.I.Y Dog Agility Kit

Are you good with your hands and dog training.  Then you can try to build your own course this has quite a few obstacles that you can build by yourself from common household tools.  This is a great book on how to build these dog agility kits.  The author takes comments from people all over the world and took their suggestions and put a book together of things requested.  This book tells you each detail of building the equipment no missed cuts or excessive trips to the store have a list right in front of you.

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