2020-2021 Catalog 
    
    Jul 14, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog

AGC 196 - Canine Sport Activities


Description: Introduction to sport activities for canines such as agility, earth dog, fly ball, herding, obedience, rally, splash dog and tracking. Emphasis on rules and regulations for competition, health related issues, breeds and mixes best suited for selective sports, and local availability of canine sports. Includes preparatory handling skills and practice for sport dog activities. Field trips required.

Credits: 2
Lecture: 1
Lab: 2

Course Content:
  1. Sport activities for canines
  2. Local availability of canine sports
  3. Handling skills and techniques
  4. Competition rules and regulations
  5. Breeds suited for various sports
  6. Canine health related issues

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Identify types of dog sports and determine their local availability. (1, 2)
  2. Use handling skills and techniques required for dog sports. (3)
  3. Explain rules and regulations for competing in dog sports. (4)
  4. Identify, and explain reasons for, the breeds and breed mixes best suited for particular dog sports. (5)
  5. Discuss health related issues for various dog sport activities. (6)