Boston Swimmers

Just as swimming is an excellent way to get fit for humans, it is also good for dogs. Swimming provides an aerobic workout that strengthens the heart and lungs, cuts weight, tones and builds up muscles.

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Bostons in Agility

Dog Agility is the fun sport for you and your dog. The team of dog and handler negotiate a course of obstacles. Actually, the dog negotiates the obstacles with the handler providing direction through the course.

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Bostons in Conformation

The sport of showing dogs in conformation is a long held tradition with very simple roots. A conformation dog show is a place to "show" your dog to judges who are experts in their chosen breed.

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Bostons in Agility

roy agilityDog Agility is the fun sport for you and your dog. The team of dog and handler negotiate a course of obstacles. Actually, the dog negotiates the obstacles with the handler providing direction through the course. The handler provides direction through body motion, speed, hand and voice signals.

The obstacles include different kinds of jumps, jumps tunnels, weave poles, table and contact obstacles. The emphasis is on speed and accuracy - negotiating the course as quickly as possible while not knocking over jumps, missing weave poles, going off course, missing a contact and so on.

This sport is a favorite for newcomers and boasts a friendly environment and lots of fun while learning!

For more information, contact Deb Chvilicek

Bostons in Lure Coursing

Lure Coursing is a performance event developed in the early 70's by Lyle Gillette and other California sighthound fanciers who hunted jackrabbits in the open field, risking the harm caused by barbed wire fencing.

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Bostons in Tracking

With a keen sense of smell –100,000 times stronger than humans – dogs are often used to find lost people and animals, drugs, avalanche and disaster victims, and even to detect cancer.

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Bostons in Therapy

The use of canines to help mankind is known throughout the world. They have been used for guarding flocks, tracking, hunting, search and rescue, leading the blind, and in assisting the deaf and physically challenged.

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