AGILITY 1: Introduction to the Sport of Dog Agility

Type Audience Credits Price
On Demand Veterinarians, Veterinary Techs, Veterinary Staff, Student 1.0
Live Webinar Recorded: Wed, July 13th, 2022 
Discount Codes to Register:
  • Veterinary technicians and other veterinary practice employees, use this coupon code to pay $20.00: Tech_AD20 
  • Interns, residents, and veterinary students, use coupon code to register for FREE: Student_ADFREE
Course Description:

An overview of dog agility with an emphasis on health impacts of sport participation. 

  • What’s the difference between NADAC, AKC, UKI, and all the others?
  • What types of athletic activities are required – jumping, running, weaving, climbing?
  • Who are the competitors – demographics, geographics?
  • What type of training and commitment is involved to achieve success?
  • What role does the veterinarian play in injury prevention and treatment – proactive, reactive?
  • How can the veterinarian help with selection of a puppy as an agility prospect?

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Dr Debra Sellon
Debra Sellon 
Professor of Equine Medicine
College of Veterinary Medicine
Washington State University 
Dr Dianne McFarlane
Dianne McFarlane
Chair of the Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine
University of Florida 
  1. Dr. Debra Sellon is Professor of Equine Medicine and a faculty member in the Washington State University Veterinary Teaching Hospital Equine Medicine and Critical Care services. She graduated from the School of Veterinary Medicine at Louisiana State University. She completed a large animal rotating internship at Texas A M University followed by a residency in large animal internal medicine and a PhD studying viruses and immunology at North Carolina State University. She has authored numerous peer-reviewed veterinary publications on topics including equine infectious diseases, equine pain management, and canine agility dog health. She has competed in agility for more than 20 years with 6 Border Collies, a Sheltie, and a Papillon. Read more at this link from Washington State University.
  2. Dr. Dianne McFarlane is Chair of the Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences in the College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Florida. After earning her veterinary degree from the University of California, Davis, she completed a Large Animal Rotating Internship at the University of Georgia and an Equine Medicine Residency at North Carolina State University. She completed a PhD at the University of Prince Edward Island and developed a research interest in aging, age-related disease, and endocrine disease. She has been actively competing in agility for many years with Bull Mastiffs and Border Terriers. Learn more about Dr. McFarlane at this link.

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