Border Collie 

Most people associate agility training with Border Collies. These intelligent, high-energy herders are trainable. Border Collies love working, whether on a farm or an obstacle course.

Jack Russell Terrier

Jack Russell Terriers outlast you at the park. More than fetch tires these guys out! Their intelligence and energy make them great agility trainers. The obstacle course will tire your Jack Russell!

Australian Shepherd

Australian Shepherds are cowboys' favorite rodeo dogs. These energetic pups are smart, agile stock movers. Keep these guys mentally and physically stimulated unless you own a farm.

Australian Kelpie

Another Australian breed, this dog is athletic. They were bred to herd sheep in Australia's vast open spaces and are agile and active. They learn to jump, climb, and turn quickly.

Standard Poodle

These dogs are fierce competitors and natural athletes. They're proud aristocrats and graceful athletes. Agility training requires drive, trainability, and intelligence. Who says they can't look good?


A well-trained Papillon can jump hurdles and tunnels. Happy, alert, and friendly. These toy dogs are successful in the performance ring but require some training. They're adorable!

Shetland Sheepdog

Shetland Sheepdogs, another working breed, love obstacle courses to use their intelligence and energy. Shetland herders are quick and obedient. If you don't have sheep in your backyard, your Sheltie might enjoy a sport!

Rat Terrier

Rat Terriers were bred to be agile exterminators. They can handle agility course turns. Though small, they are tough and playful. They're great rivals and friends!

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