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A Change is Going to Come

Posted: November 30, 2011 in Uncategorized


The Rally Advisory Committee (RAC) initially submitted proposed changes to the AKC in August 2010. And now at last they are collecting final comments for the December 2011 Board meeting. If approved, changes will take effect in April 2012.

So what does this mean for us?

Well, besides learning a few new signs – like the¬†apparently controversial new Send-to-Jump – you might want to think about your strategy. I mean, are you showing to just “get it over with” and finish a title? Then maybe you need to hurry up and finish under the current regulations.

If you are a training geek and love doing rally for the sheer joy of partnering with your dog then you will certainly be excited by the new opportunities.


Rally Quiz 7

Posted: November 7, 2011 in Uncategorized

Suzanne, an AKC Rally judge, received a set of teal colored Rally signs as a gift. Can she use these signs at the next trial she judges?