Test a dog's ability to handle different obstacles.
Canine Freestyle is a choreographed performance with music, illustrating the training and joyful relationship of a dog and handler team.
Canine Freestyle Federation, INC.
Evaluate how well a dog conforms to its breed standard (how the dog should look, move and behave). Every breed has its own breed standard. For more information check out Showing .
Houston Flyball Association
North American Flyball Association, Inc.
Play Ball! Canine Flyball, That Is
What is Flyball?
Test how well a dog responds to commands.
United States Dog Obedience & Agility Championships
Obedience Trials - The sport of obedience
Test a dog ability to coach. Dalmatians only.
DCA Road Trial rules
Search and Rescue
Uses a dog's senses and ability to find people.
National Association for Search and Rescue
Search and Rescue
Service Dogs and Other Animals
Getting Involved in Therapy
Test how well a dog can find something by using its sense of smell.
AKC Tracking Regulations
Craig Green's Tracking Articles
The Tracking Page
Hiking and Backpacking
Hiking with your Dog
Hunting Tests & Field Trials
Test a dog's ability to perform and hunt in the field.
Getting Started In Field Events
Lure Coursing Tests & Trials
Test a dog's ability to chase an object.
Herding Tests & Trials
Test a dog's ability to herd livestock.
Test a dog's ability to chase vermin from underground. This test is mainly for terriers and smaller breeds of dogs.
Regulations for Earthdog Tests
Not all AKC registered purebred dogs are eligible to compete in every event. Certain breeds were bred to perform certain tasks. Certain events were then created to test their ability to perform those tasks.
Canine Eventing is one of the fastest growing of all the canine sports today. Originally started in Great Britain, it is patterned after the Equestrian Three Day Event.
Games to Play With Your Dog
Over Rover - Agility Equipment
The Canine Good Citizenship Test
Tricks, Tricks, Tricks
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