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2012 in Review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 5,400 views in 2012. If every person who reached the top of Mt. Everest viewed this blog, it would have taken 9 years to get … Continue reading

Flyball Dog is Final Four of Purina Pro Plan “Rally to Rescue”

Willow is her name. Flyball is her game. Willow is a rescued Pembroke Welsh Corgi who has unlimited energy, incredible intelligence and the unprecedented “good luck” to be rescued by folks who recognized her potential to become a “Flyball Star”. There’s more to the story. There always is….. Purina Pro Plan Rally to Rescue® helps … Continue reading

Another NEW NAFA Flyball Record!

Get ready, folks! Another NAFA Flyball record is about to be shattered! Current NAFA Top Pointed Dog: Shadow, owned by Karen Larkin of Troy, MI,  Paws-a-tive Attitude Flyball Club NAFA Top Pointed Dogs 2005 – September, 2012 Points: 153,112 Iron Dog 10 Consecutive NAFA racing years Shadow ~ 1998-20012 The torch is about to change, history will … Continue reading

NAFA Adding Flyball Classes Locator Page to Website

NAFA is pleased to announce that we will be adding a “flyball class locator” page to its website! If you teach a flyball class and would like to be included on the NAFA “flyball class locator” page you are welcome to send me the following information: club/school name, location (city/state or province), URL or other … Continue reading

UNSAFE Product Alert – LIXIT “Agility Fun” Flyball Box

There is a product for sale in the Salem, OR location of Petco that is being marketed as Agility Fun Flyball. Model # FB-1 with UPC 076711010089. There are reports that Petcos in the vicinity of Jacksonville, FL may also be marketing this item.  It is in my opinion that this product should in no … Continue reading

AKC Canine Partners Team Bringing “My Dog Can Do That!” to Houston

The AKC Canine Partners team will bring their attraction – My Dog Can Do That! – to the Reliant World Series of Dog Shows in Houston on Saturday-Sunday, July 21-22. The public is invited to bring their dogs and try some beginning-level agility obstacles with the help of trainers. The attraction runs from 9 a.m.. … Continue reading

AKC Lists an “All American Dog” in its First Class of NAFA #Flyball Titles

The “First Class” of NAFA Titles appearing on AKC registrations has been published and is available here. There are 10 dogs listed that are Flyball Dog Champions, 12 dogs at Flyball Master and 10 listed that have earned their ONYX. 32 dogs that represent 16 breeds which includes one “All American Dog” also known as … Continue reading

Paws On Fire’s Dog Days in the Capital #Flyball

Paws on Fire Flyball Club Entries for our 2-day U-FLI tournament at the beautiful Richmond Fairgrounds, in Richmond, ON close July 6th! We are offering Regular, Variety, Singles, Pairs and Pre-Flight racing. Full service on site camping for RVs and tenters (camping fees apply). The awesome Beckwith Butcher BBQ will be back for lunch both … Continue reading

Leerie Jenkins Announces He is a Candidate for Re-Election to the NAFA Board of Directors

New Orleans, May 19th, 2012 – Leerie Jenkins, Chairman of the North American Flyball Association Board of Directors announced his intention to seek re-election to the Board this election cycle. The term he is currently serving will end at the AGM in January of 2013. Pursuant to Article V, Section I of the NAFA  Bylaws, he … Continue reading

States Turn Focus to Pets in Fight Against Distracted Driving

Re-blogged from ABC News: First, it was pedestrians distracted by their cell phones and other gadgets. Now, New Jersey is taking a hard look at drivers who travel with their pets unrestrained. Under a new law, police and officers with the state’s Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals could fine a driver $250 … Continue reading

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