What is AKC Agility 

Agility is a sport that appeals to all dog lovers - from young to old alike. Agility is designed to demonstrate a dog's willingness to work with its handler in a variety of situations.

It is an athletic event in which a handler directs a dog through an obstacle course in a race for both time and accuracy. Dogs run off-leash with no food or toys as incentives, and the handler can not touch the dog or the obstacles. The handler's control over the dog is limited to voice, movement, and various body signals, requiring exceptional training of the animal and coordination of the handler.

An agility course consists of a set of standard obstacles laid out by a judge in a design of his or her own choosing in an area of a specified size. The surface may be of grass, dirt, rubber, or special matting. Depending on the type of competition, the obstacles may be marked with numbers indicating the order in which they must be completed. Agility trials are held both indoors and outdoors.

Read about AKC Agility History

AKC Companion Guide

 

2020 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

 

PSNEA members will be attending the events highlighted in BLUE

At these events we show our Norwegian Elkhounds to the public and educate them about our wonderful dogs.  

If you own an Elkhound or are interested in Elkhounds please come and join us.

 

 

 

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14 Nov 2020 Fido Farm Herding Fun Day

All Dogs Are Welcome To Attend

 

 

 

  

PAST EVENTS -- CLICK EVENT FOR PICTURES

 

Rose City Classic Meet The Breeds Showcase 

 

The Daffodil Festival Grand Floral Parade 

 

Annual Olympia Norway Day 

 

Hillsboro Oregon Elkhound Picnic

 

Fjordin Crossin in Hoodsport WA 

 

PSNEA Specialty at the Enumclaw Expo Center

 

All Around Dogs at the Puyallup Fair 

 

Edgewood WA Nordic Festival 

 

A Taste of Scandinavia Kennewick WA 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FEATURES

 

 

 

Latest issue of AKC Family Dog - Read it Here

 

Phentobarbital in Pet Food - Extract from The Bark Magazine

 

Read about GENIUS inside Your Dog; Extract from the World of Knowledge magazine.

 

Can't find anything to do with your Elkhounds except feed them; CHECK THIS OUT!

  

Read about a Guard Dog Elkhound HERE

 

Read About PSNEA Participation in Poulsbo's Midsommarfest

 

Read the HumanWatch Editorial "What I Learned At The Dog Show" 

 

Read the Reader’s Digest Special Report "Scandal Of America’s Puppy Mills"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dennis Bell and LOKI, PSNEA's most titled Elkhound